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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 October 26, 2016 to August 30, 2017

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Nov 5

Woodworking Workshop: Craft a Miniature Chair with Invasive Plants

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

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Turn invasive plants like mulberry and honeysuckle into a delightful, squirrel-sized chair with rustic-furniture artist and landscape architect David Hughes.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Talks

Nov 5

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts and crafts items to take home. Projects may include origami, decoupage, kirigami, collage, paper cutting, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For
Nov 5

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Nov 5

Fall Foliage Walk

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants can learn about why changes in leaf color occur, the chemical representation of each of the colors, and why the leaves of different species turn different hues.
Category: Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage, Waterfront

Nov 5

Exhibition Opening - From the Silver Spoon to the Silver Screen: The Mansion in the Media

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Featuring cultural ephemera, images, clips, and artifacts from films and photo shoots, this exhibition illustrates the role the mansion has played as a cultural muse.
Category: History

Must See
Nov 5

Nocturnal Wildlife

at Rose Avenue and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Nature

Nov 5

Arts, Culture & Fun: Night Sky: Taurid Meteor Shower

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Taurid Meteor Shower produces five to 10 meteors per hour!
Category: Astronomy

Nov 5

Fancy Me Mad

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Audiences will witness the story of a young man, who upon the death of his grandmother, arrives at her apartment and discovers her secret infatuation with the author Edgar Allen Poe.
Category: History, Theater

Nov 5

Adult Learn to Play Soccer

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Adults ages 18 and older are invited to learn, play, and compete in soccer. Have fun while learning and practicing this exciting game.
Category: Sports, Seniors

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Nov 6

NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

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