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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 5, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Oct19

Breadbaking with Whole Grains Workshop: Part 2

at Hattie Carthan Garden (in ), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join farmer Yon and organic Soul chef Madea Allen as we discuss how to craft savory and sweet breads from our original high fiber bread recipes. Each participant leaves with 1 loaf of…
Category: Education, Food

Oct19

The Haunted Pumpkin Garden at The New York Botanical Garden

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

1:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
The Haunted Pumpkin Garden is back and spookier than ever! Experience the thrills and chills of the season with a garden full of scary fun.
Category: Nature, Kids, Halloween

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Oct19

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

Oct19

Central Park Tour: History of Sports in Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
A tour through Central Park in which you will learn about the history of the Park.
Category: History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Oct19

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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Kids
Oct19

Arts in the Gardens: Parallel Exit Performance

at Target Bronx Community Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come clown around at the Target Bronx Community Garden! Join Parallel Exit for an afternoon of laughs and fun that is perfect for the entire family. All attendees will receive…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Theater
Free!

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Event
Oct19

Astronomy

at Wolfe's Pond Park Comfort Station (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

6:00 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, Astronomy
Free!

Oct19

Pumpkin Patch

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

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

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Oct20

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!

Oct20

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

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