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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

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Saturday, November 5, 2016

Nov 5

Early Childhood Math Program

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Back by popular demand! Ms. Carole Mulligan will be teaching a free early math program for kids ages three to six.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

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Nov 5

Autumn Fungi: The Eaters & The Eaten

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Paul Sadowski as he presents a short visual presentation showing mushrooms common to the park. Then head out on a hike in the forest to seek out mushrooms.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Nov 5

CANCELLED: Sherman Creek Stewards: Orientation Session

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Interested in joining one of our weekly volunteer opportunities? Come to an orientation session to learn how to get involved with NYRP’s Northern Manhattan parks. Come prepared to work!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Nov 5

Crochet Meet Group

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
This is a friendly group of parents interested in learning crochet to teach their children
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Nov 5

Harlem Grown Volunteer Day at 131st Street Farm

at Harlem Grown 131st Street Farm Garden

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer activities include farm maintenance tasks, such as watering, weeding, planting, or cleaning. Volunteers of all ages are welcome!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Nov 5

GreenThumb Workshop: Rainwater Harvesting Maintenance

at Vinegar Hill Community Garden, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
As we put community gardens to rest until the spring, let’s consider how we’ve managed our sources of water in these spaces.
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

Nov 5

Outdoor Skills: Backpacking

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Whether you are preparing for an extended journey through the woods or just want to be more prepared for any situation, an outdoor skills program is the perfect fit for you.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Nov 5

It's My Park at Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park

at Flagpole (in Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with G.I.V.E. to clean up Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park in preparation for Veterans Day.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Nov 5

It's My Park at Hoover-Manton Playgrounds

at Manton Avenue and Main street (in Hoover - Manton Playgrounds), Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Briarwood Action Network to spruce up Hoover-Manton Playgrounds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Nov 5

Garden Walk: Alien Invaders–Invasive Exotic Plants

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Take a walk with a Wave Hill gardener and landscape architect/artist David Hughes to observe plants that have become harmful.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

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