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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

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Oct 5

Maggie's Garden 20th Anniversary Street Festival Celebration

at Maggies Magic Garden, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Spanish Harlem celebrates Maggie's Garden anniversary with live performances, dance, music, and international foods.
Category: Dance, Food
Free!

Oct 5

Wave Hill Family Art Project: Handmade Paper in Autumn Color

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join papermaker extraordinaire Randy Brozen to make paper out of rich fall colors.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids, Fall Foliage

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Greener Pastures Opening Reception

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come out to the opening reception of Greener Pastures: A Brief History of Bronx Parks, as part of Open House New York.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Oct 5

Tour: Pelham Bay Park's Twin Islands

at Orchard Beach Parking Lot (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:15 a.m.11:30 a.m.
NYC Parks and the Natural Areas Conservancy will lead morning tours of Pelham Bay, the city's largest and most ecologically diverse park.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

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Event
Oct 5

Conservatory Garden Tour

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See thousands of blooming trees, shrubs, bulbs, and perennials with the Garden staff.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Oct 5

The Amazing Maize Maze

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Find clues and solve puzzles to find your way out of the Amazing Maize Maze.
Category: Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Pumpkin Patch

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Enjoy wandering through the planting fields to find your favorite pumpkin.

Oct 5

Bryant Park Chess

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Game boards, including chess, checkers, and backgammon, are available fora small fee. Provided by the Marshall Chess Club.
Category: Games

Oct 5

Bryant Park Le Carrousel

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Le Carrousel was specially created to complement the park's French classical style, featuring brightly colored animals and French cabaret music.
Category: Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Take a game break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games.
Category: Games
Free!

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