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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 12, 2013

Oct12

Open House New York: The Arsenal

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

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Built to house munitions for the NYS National Guard, the Arsenal resembles a fortress with its crenellated cornice and rooftop turrets.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Oct12

Beautiful Historic Flushing It's My Park Day Event

at Bowne House (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
BEAUTIFY HISTORIC FLUSHING : fall project starts at the Bowne House at 10:00am welcoming volunteers. Help Clean up, rake leaves, mulch trees, plant daffodils & relocate perennials…
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct12

Free Admission to the Edgar Allan Poe Cottage

at Edgar Allen Poe Cottage (in Poe Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This year, the Edgar Allan Poe Cottage will participate in Openhouse NY and Historic House Trust Festival.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Historic House Trust Festival
Free!

Oct12

Free Admission to the Museum of Bronx History

at Valentine-Varian House (in Valentine Varian House), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 p.m.
This year, the Museum of Bronx History will participate in Openhouse NY and Historic House Trust Festival. The museum will offer free admission on saturday, October 12th from 10am-…
Category: Education, History, Tours, Historic House Trust Festival
Free!

Oct12

It's My Park Day Nehemiah Park

at Nehemiah Park, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Please join us for It's My Park Day at Nehemiah Playground. Volunteers will help clean up the children's playground, rake fallen leaves, weed and mulch horticultural beds, and plant bulbs.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct12

It's My Park Day at Weeping Beech Park

at Weeping Beech, Margaret I Carmen Green (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Please join volunteers at Weeping Beech Park as they mulch, weed, and clean the park. They will also be planting daffodils and relocating perennials in the garden.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct12

It's My Park Day at Cunningham Park

at Senior Community Center (in Cunningham Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer on It's My Park Day with the West Cunningham Civic Association to plant daffodil bulbs, mulch, and weed. They will also be removing litter from the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day

Oct12

Wave Hill Family Art Project--Buildings on the Land

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Create your own homey structure using clay, cardboard, and natural and recycled materials.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct12

Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Kiku is back and more spectacular than ever The chrysanthemum—kiku in Japanese—is the most celebrated of Japan's fall-flowering plants, and hundreds of…
Category: Nature, Art

Must See
Event
Oct12

Close: A Journey in Scotland at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
A look at Scottish landscape design and land art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art

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