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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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Friday, October 23, 2015


Awakening in Ink: Written and Directed by Vincent Carbone

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

8:00 a.m.9:30 p.m.
A young woman settles in for her first evening as caretaker of ominous Morris-Jumel Mansion, Manhattan's oldest house. She expects a quiet night; it proves to be anything but...
Category: Theater


Farmers Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Get fresh produce from the two local farms and Queens Botanical Garden's own urban farm at the farmers' market.
Category: Food


NYC Parks 8-Ball Billiards Tournament: Bronx

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

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Compete against other Recreation Center members in our billiards tournament!
Category: Sports


Senior Olympics Prep Meet-Up Clinics: Swimming

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
NYC Parks is hosting its first ever Senior Olympics for Recreation Center members age 50+! Join these meetups to prepare for the competition in May.
Category: Sports, Seniors


Exhibition - Swampland: Photographs by Ruth Wetzel

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
New York artist Ruth Wetzel spends hours trekking through wetlands in waders photographing magnified views of diverse plant life and ecosystems found in New York. She isolates intimate…
Category: Art, Seniors


TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at 74th Street and 7th Avenue

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015


External Forces: An Exhibit by Artist Sarah Yuster

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

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This series of oil paintings by artist Sarah Yuster depicts artists in situ at various Staten Island locations, specifically preserved natural areas and parks.
Category: Art, Seniors


Children's Story Time & Art

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

10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Enjoy interactive story time with songs, nursery rhymes, stories, and poems for toddlers and preschoolers.
Category: Kids

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It's My Park at Saw Mill Playground

at Saw Mill Playground, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join Friends of Saw Mill Playground to spread wood chips around the trees, and rake the lawn area of the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


Exhibition: Alice Austen Everyday: A Photo Series Inspired by Place

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Alice Austen's beloved home, Clear Comfort, was her muse and her window onto the world at the entrance to the New York Harbor. The vantage point from Clear Comfort is…

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