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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 7, 2015

Nov 7

Pumpkin Smash at the Red Hook Farm

at Red Hook Community Farm, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
You smash them - and the NYC Compost Project hosted by Brooklyn Botanic Garden will turn them into compost for City parks and green spaces. Bring pumpkins, jack-o-lanterns and gourds…
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Halloween
Free!

Must See
Event
Nov 7

NYC Compost Project: Pumpkin Smash 2015

at Sunnyside Greenmarket (in Torsney Playground), Queens

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring Pumpkins, Jack-o-Lanterns, and Gourds for a Smashing Good Time! You smash them-and NYC Compost Project will turn them into compost for City parks and green spaces.
Category: Education, Nature, Halloween
Free!

Must See
Event
Nov 7

Autumn Mushroom Walk with Expert Mycologist Paul Sadowski

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

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Paul Sadowski at Payson Center as he presents a short visual presentation showing Autumn mushrooms common to Inwood Hill Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Talks, Hiking
Free!

Nov 7

Behind the Scenes tour of Lego Dyckman

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

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Join the master builder of this over 3,000 piece Lego® creation, Don Rice, for a sneak peek under the roof of Manhattan’s oldest farmhouse!
Category: Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Nov 7

Exhibition: Alice Austen Everyday: A Photo Series Inspired by Place

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Alice Austen's beloved home, Clear Comfort, was her muse and her window onto the world at the entrance to the New York Harbor. The vantage point from Clear Comfort is…
Free!

Nov 7

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 7

Five Dutch Days

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
A celebration of Dutch culture in Nieuw Amsterdam. Come be part of iconic Dutch masterpieces in our period rooms. BE the Girl with the Pearl Earring! Take home iconic paintings in the…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Fall Foliage
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 7

It's My Park at Irving Square Park

at Council Member Espinal's Office, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteers will clean up garbage, rake leaves, and plant daffodil bulbs.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Nov 7

Fall Forest Weekends

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Thain Family Forest at the Bronx Botanical Garden—the largest remaining tract of old-growth forest in New York City—on a scenic canoe trip down the Bronx River.
Category: Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

Must See
Event
Nov 7

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

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