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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

Thursday, November 10, 2016


Tree Tots

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest. This program is suitable for three- and four-year-old tots.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

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Fall Foliage Walk

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 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


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


It's My Park at McCarren Park

at Father Popieluszko Square (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Father Popieluszko Square to beautify and clean up at McCarren Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


Thursday Evening Hours at the Merchant’s House Museum

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Beginning May 7, 2015, the Merchant’s House Museum and Garden will be open to the public for tours on Thursday evenings until 8 p.m. A guided tour, included with Museum…


Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Category: Nature, Volunteer


Creative 3D Arts

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

2:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Create the illusion of a 3D hand on paper.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

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Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids

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Youth Fun Programs

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

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Children and youth ages 8 years to 17 years are welcome to participate in a variety of sports,crafts and learning opportunities including: Computer Resources, Arts in Parks, Youth…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports

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Parks Without Borders: Van Cortlandt Park Community Input Meeting

at Horace Mann School, Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at a Community Input Meeting to share your ideas and shape the future design of the southwestern corner of Van Cortlandt Park.

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