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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 12, 2013

Oct12

Farmer-Led Tours

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

2:00 p.m.
Take a tour of Queens County Farm Museum's 30 acres, led by one of their farmers. Maximum amount of people per tour is 50. This is event is part of OpenHouseNewYork…
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Historic House Trust Festival
Free!

Oct12

Central Park Tour: Cross-Park Promenade

at East 72 Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
A tour through Central Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct12

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

Oct12

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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Oct12

Glass Painting Demonstration with Cristina Cipriani

at Lewis H. Latimer House (in Lewis H Latimer House), Queens

2:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come and see the free art demonstrations for children and young adults by Cristina Cipriani, in the Latimer House's fall garden.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Historic House Trust Festival
Free!

Oct12

"Hello Hyacinth": A Reading By Amanda DeLalla

at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.
Based on the 90s Britcom Keeping Up Appearances, "Hello Hyacinth" centers on "a day in the life" of British wannabe socialite Hyacinth Bucket, her henpecked…
Category: Theater, Historic House Trust Festival
Free!

Oct12

High Time for Low Tea

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

4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy a true Victorian low tea in the Orangerie served by docents in period dress. Learn about low versus high tea, tea history, and etiquette, all while delighting in delicious,…
Category: History, Historic House Trust Festival, Food

Oct12

Astronomy

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens 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: Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Oct13

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!

Oct13

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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