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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 3, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Friday, October 4, 2013

Oct 4

Short Story Writing Workshop

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Got a short story in you? Have you always wanted to write, but didn't know how to begin? Need a little inspiration? Join our Shot Story Writing Workshop at the Poe…
Category: Education
Free!

Oct 4

Seasonal Crafts

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

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will engage in creating crafts for the seasons (fall, winter and holidays)
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 4

DigitalWork NYC Recruitment: Sorrentino Recreation Center

at Sorrentino Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Become certified in Microsoft Office 10 and Adobe Creative Suite 6 through DigitalWork NYC, free for 16 to 26 year olds! These sessions help you apply and interview for the program.
Category: Education
Free!

Oct 4

GreenThumb Workshop: How to Build a 3-Bin Compost System

at GreenThumb Compound, Queens

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of composting garden and food waste to make the soil in your garden burst with healthy fruits and vegetables. Supplies: Soil/Compost/Cleanfill (for Spring Delivery)
Category: Education
Free!

Oct 4

DigitalWork NYC Recruitment: Pelham Fritz Recreation Center

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Become certified in Microsoft Office 10 and Adobe Creative Suite 6 through DigitalWork NYC, free for 16 to 26 year olds! These sessions help you apply and interview for the program.
Category: Education
Free!

Oct 4

Concert: Play-diem Fall Tour

at Tompkins Square Park, Manhattan

3:30 p.m.7:45 p.m.
Join Play-diem for a free concert in the East Village's Tompkins Square Park.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Kids, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 4

First Friday! Music + Bronx Seaside Trolley

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
BPMM and the Bronx Music Heritage Center present the renowned Dr. Valerie Capers for an evening of jazz piano. Explore the mansion, stroll the newly restored formal gardens, and savor…
Category: Concerts, History

Oct 4

Bats of Belvedere

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Did you know that there are bats in Central Park and that they play an important role in the health of its ecosystem and the world beyond? Come learn all about these nocturnal…
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Oct 5

Mad. Sq. Art 2013: Giuseppe Penone: "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)"

at Oval Lawn (in Madison Square Park), Manhattan

6:00 a.m.
Madison Square Park Conservancy’s Mad. Sq. Art announces a new sculptural installation for fall 2013 by renowned Italian artist Giuseppe Penone, consisting of three monumental, 30-foot tall bronze trees. "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)" featuring Penone’s signature manipulation of the trees’ natural forms, will interact with Madison Square Park’s lush landscape to highlight the relationships amongst man, sculpture and nature.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Tours
Free!

Oct 5

Bird Walks

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Bird Walks focus on wildlife happenings in the park and are led by NYC Audubon experts or the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Seniors
Free!

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