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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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Sunday, November 27, 2016


Historic New York: Brooklyn Bridge

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Explore the history of the Brooklyn Bridge, from the time when it was first built to the present day, and also discover Brooklyn Bridge Park, the modern park which shares its namesake.
Category: History, Tours


Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours


Arts & Crafts Fair

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Find special holiday gifts made by local artists and craftsmen.
Category: Markets, Waterfront


It's My Park at Corlears Hook Park

at Comfort Station (in Corlears Hook Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Corlears Hook Park for the annual post-Thanksgiving cleanup to help rake leaves and get Corlears Hook Park prepared for the winter!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


Modern Survival Skills

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 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


Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Category: Nature, Volunteer


Hattie Carthan Herban Farm and Apothecary Market

at Hattie Carthan Herban Farm, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The Hattie Carthan Herban Farm and Apothecary opens this Sunday and every Sunday through Thanksgiving of this year.
Category: Markets, Food, Seniors


Nocturnal Wildlife

at West 100 Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Nature

Monday, November 28, 2016


Exhibition - My Father's Son: Photographs by Irwin Silver and Mitchell Silver

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
For this unique show, a collection of photographs by Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP and his late father Irwin Silver are displayed side by side.
Category: Nature, Art


Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Tasks may include raking, sweeping, path edging, and litter removal.
Category: Volunteer

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