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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 4, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Oct 5

Wave Hill Garden Walk: Armored Plants

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A tour of armored plants with Wave Hill Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day.
Category: Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage

Oct 5

Gallery Tour at Wave Hill: Tandem Pursuits: Armor & Ichthyology Exhibit

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

2:00 p.m.
Join a curatorial fellow for a tour of Wave Hill’s fall exhibition, Tandem Pursuits: Armor & Ichthyology, which celebrates the interests of former Wave Hill House resident Bashford Dean.
Category: Art, Tours

Oct 5

History In Your Hands: Flax to Linen

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come check on our flax crop and try out tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

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Oct 5

Mad. Sq. Music: The Black Lillies and Carrie Elkin & Her Greats

at Southern End (in Madison Square Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Black Lillies at 4PM and Carrie Elkin & Her Greats at 3PM
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Oct 5

Astronomy

at Inwood Hill Nature Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe. Learn about the effects of light pollution and…
Category: Nature, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Sunday, October 6, 2013

Oct 6

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 6

Art Exhibit: Invasive Pigments

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Invasive Pigments is a series of watercolor-like paintings which explores the migration and proliferation of weeds and other "unintentional" plants in tandem with human…
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Oct 6

CANCELLED: Forest Park Trust's 5K Run Fundraiser

at Victory Field (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Participate in a 5K fundraiser
Category: Fitness

Oct 6

FLOW.13

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.
The Randall's Island Park Alliance, BxMA, and Made Event are pleased to present FLOW, the annual summer art exhibit along the shoreline at Randall's Island Park.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct 6

Birding

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.
We offer birding programs throughout the year and our Exploration series focuses on unique wildlife viewing opportunities during particular seasons. Birding programs are…
Category: Birding, Nature, Waterfront
Free!

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