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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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from November 17, 2017 to September 15, 2018

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Nov18

Outdoor Skills: Fire Making

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Nov18

Historic New York: Native Americans

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about the Lenape people who once inhabited Staten Island and their way of life.
Category: History, Native American Heritage Month
Free!

Must See
Event
Nov18

Discovery Walks for Families: Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join us as we venture into the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, and investigate the design of this living laboratory. Discover what plants and animals call this secluded Park woodland their…
Category: Nature, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov18

Turn & Learn: NYC Compost Project

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy the fresh air and beautiful surroundings while working on the NYC Compost Project demonstration site. Learn sustainable landscape management practices and help us make compost.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Nov18

Zero-Waste Thanksgiving

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Show gratitude to the earth (and your wallet) by joining us for a workshop that teaches you kitchen tips for a Zero-Waste Thanksgiving, from carrot top to turkey bone.
Category: Education, Thanksgiving

Nov18

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Mobile Unit: The Winter's Tale

at Faber Park (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Space is limited, so please RSVP to reserve your spot by emailing patrick.moroney@parks.nyc.gov.
Category: Education, Theater, Seniors
Free!

Nov18

Native American Heritage Celebration

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for this fun-filled Pow-Wow featuring music, dance, and art and crafts by the world re-known Red Hawk Indian Arts Council.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, History, Best for Kids, Thanksgiving, Talks, Native American Heritage Month
Free!

Must See
Event
Nov18

Julian Chams and Beatrice Glow: A "Call & Response" Artist Talk

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
"Call & Response" artists Julian Chams & Beatrice Glow speak about creating their piece, a digital collage promoting indigenous cultural values about environmental stewardship.
Category: Art, Talks

Nov18

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours
Free!

Nov18

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

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