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Nov
17
Sun
Hunts Point Street Tree Care @ Tiffany Street and Spofford Avenue
Nov 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Hunts Point Street Tree Care @ Tiffany Street and Spofford Avenue

Come work with NYC Parks Stewardship to care for local street trees! Volunteers will learn how to aerate, cultivate, mulch, and identify street trees. They will also learn about the important roles street trees play in New York City. Volunteers should dress in clothes that can get dirty and closed-toed shoes. They are also encouraged to bring their own water bottles. Please note: Space is limited and registration is required . Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by a chaperone.

Raoul Wallenberg Forest Tree Planting @ Raoul Wallenburg Forest
Nov 17 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Raoul Wallenberg Forest Tree Planting @ Raoul Wallenburg Forest

Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to plant trees in Raoul Wallenburg Forest! Trees provide so many benefits to New Yorkers such as improved air and water quality, reduced pollution, and lower energy costs. Volunteers will be trained in proper planting techniques. Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty. Please bring your own water bottle. Please note: Space is limited and online registration is required for this event. Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by a chaperone.

Thankful Storytime @ Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)
Nov 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Thankful Storytime @ Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

Come join us and Strive Higher for a thankful storytime with arts and crafts for kids 10 and under. Join us in encouraging children to find what they are thankful for. The group will be reading some stories together and then creating art. This program is free and open to the public. Children must be accompanied by an adult. We also ask, if you would like to, to bring a toiletry item (toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, etc.) that will be donated.

Toddler Turkeys @ Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)
Nov 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Toddler Turkeys @ Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

Join our Tiny Prints Toddler Program as we celebrate Thanksgiving. Children will participate in sing a longs, turkey games, and arts and crafts. We will talk about the importance of being thankful and how to celebrate the holiday with family and friends. Program is geared for children ages five and younger. Siblings are welcome.

Bronx Night Market’s Harvest Festival @ Bronx Night Market
Nov 17 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for the first-ever Bronx Harvest Festival, created by the Bronx Night Market and sponsored by Fordham Road NYC

Kick in the holiday season with a massive line up of artisan food and beverage vendors, tons of local merchandise and packaged goods, great music, and live performances by up-and-coming local artists, kid-friendly activations, games, a huge tent area, hay maze, pumpkin carving station, fall decor, heated Cafe, Angry Orchard tasting room, a selfie wall/photo booth, and more.

Best brunch in The Bronx – you best believe!

All family fun – oh, hell yeah

Shop in Fordham Road, the largest shopping district in NYC, and bring everyone to witness history in the making.

FREE TO ATTEND!

Register for our giveaways and raffles (Free food, merchandise, and $100 Giftcards.

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Explorer’s Club: Fire Building @ Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)
Nov 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Explorer's Club: Fire Building @ Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)

To be an explorer, you need navigation skills, a sense of curiosity, survival skills, and environmental responsibility. Collect one stamp at each Explorer’s Club program to earn a prize. Learn the basics of fire building with the Urban Park Rangers to earn your survival skills stamp.

Nov
19
Tue
Adults Mixed Media Arts Technique @ Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Nov 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Adults Mixed Media Arts Technique @ Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Adults will create works that stretch the imagination, using multiple mediums to achieve imaginative effects. The definition of imagination is the ability to come up with mental images of something that is not real or to come up with new and creative ideas (stones, wood, paint, feathers, 3D objects with 2D sketches). October (Halloween): Steam Punk November (Thanksgiving): 2D/3D December: Whimsical Winter Wonder…Make your own gift wrapping paper, greeting cards, gifts

Special Olympics Training @ St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)
Nov 19 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Special Olympics Training @ St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)

This is an instructional Adaptive Sport Program to teach Tier 1-3 sports and developmental drills. This will lead to more sporting and advance sporting activities and will assist with positive interactive activities and a healthy lifestyle.

Adaptive Chair Aerobics @ Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Nov 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Adaptive Chair Aerobics @ Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Join us at Poe Park Visitor Center for a free adaptive, low-impact workout for adults to promote a healthy heart and lifestyle.

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