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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 8, 2015 to February 27, 2016
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Saturday, October 17, 2015


Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours


Open House New York: Ecology Walk at Conference House Park

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Natural Areas Conservancy will offer a guided tour of the park's natural landscape.
Category: Nature, Tours, Hiking


Morgan Powell Tribute Walk and Tree Dedication

at United Community Centers - East New York Farms Project (in ), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Along the way we'll see greenhouses from the inside out, watch bees take flight from their beehives, and understand the construction of chicken coops and composting systems.
Category: Education, History, Kids, Tours, Talks, Seniors

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Open House New York

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come visit us for a tour of the house and to view our current exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens.
Category: Art, Festivals, History, Tours


Open House New York: The Historic Houses of Conference House Park

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
As part of the citywide Open House NY Weekend, the Conference House, the Henry Hogg Biddle House, and the William H. Rutan House will be open for self-guided interior tours.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors


Classic Harbor Line Tour

at Chelsea Piers

1:45 p.m.5:15 p.m.
Cruise the active, vibrant waterway of the Kill Van Kull and into the heart of Freshkills Park, Staten Island on one of Classic Harbor Line’s luxury yachts.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront

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Wave Hill Gallery Tour

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

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The act of exploring, recording and recounting is central to the artistic practice of many artists. The fall exhibition, Field Notes, brings together three artists—Matthew…
Category: Art, Tours, Seniors


Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours


Central Park Tour: Belvedere's Kingdom

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, History, Tours


October Festival

at Great Lawn (in Conference House Park), Staten Island

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy live music, food, free tours, and more!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Nature, Festivals, History, Kids, Tours, Food, Waterfront, Fall Festivals

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