Things to Do Outside in NYC in November

Things to Do Outside in NYC in November

Celebrate the great outdoors with these hand-picked family-friendly events for nature-lovers in NYC in November.

Mycological Society Walk FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 2, 10:00am-1:00pm
WHERE: Randall's Island Park, 20 Randall's Island Park, Randall's Island, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Hunt for fungi in all its many forms. Learn how to find and identify these mystifying organisms as well as their essential role in the ecosystem for plant growth, breaking down dead material, and potentials for cleaning up many types of environmental problems.
WANT TO GO? 212-830-7722. randallsisland.org.

NOVEMBER CLEAN UP FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 2, 9:30-11:30am
WHERE: Washington Square Park, Washington Square North, Greenwich Village, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: Spend your Saturday morning volunteering at the Park! Necessary tools will be provided, and be sure to wear work-appropriate clothing. RSVP required.
WANT TO GO? worldsciencefestival.com.

Kids Bulb Planting FREE
WHEN: Nov. 2 - 7, 11/2, 12:30-2:00pm; 11/7, 3:30-5:00pm
WHERE: Washington Square Park, Washington Square North, Greenwich Village, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Help plant thousands of bulbs! Closed-toed shoes required. Tools and gloves provided. 
WANT TO GO? worldsciencefestival.com.

Leaf Fest FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 23, 11:00am-2:00pm
WHERE: Madison Square Park, Madison Avenue and 23rd Street, Flatiron District, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Help rake, collect, and bag leaves throughout the Park. 
WANT TO GO? 212-520-7600. madisonsquarepark.org.

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