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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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Saturday, October 24, 2015

Oct 24

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Oct 24

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Presents The Comedy of Errors

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Mistaken identity leads to delightful mayhem in the Bard’s classic play about two sets of twins separated by stormy seas. This event is free and open to the public. All are welcome!
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Oct 24

Creepy Crawly Halloween

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Take a second look at the creatures that give you the creeps, you may find you like them! Participate in fun activities and experiments that will make your spine tingle!
Category: Nature, Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 24

GreenThumb Workshop: Pumpkin Carving

at Homeowners and Tenants Garden/Little Green Garden (in ), Bronx

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
It’s that time of year to use your creative chops and turn gourds into illuminated Jack O’Lanterns.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Halloween, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 24

Nature Hike in Freshkills Park

at Schmul Park, Staten Island

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an October guided hike through Freshkills Park.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

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Oct 24

Meet the Artists: Julian Chams and Beatrice Glow

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

1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Wave Hill’s 2015 Van Lier Visual Artist Fellows, Julian Chams andBeatrice Glow, during this artists talk in which each will discuss their creative process and the concepts behind their solo projects.
Category: Art, Talks

Oct 24

Scary Stories With Tammy Hall

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance at sites around the Park for family-friendly holiday programming.
Category: Kids, Halloween

Best For
Kids
Oct 24

Kids Crafts: Scharen Knippen

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall at Lefferts with the old Dutch craft Scharen Knippen. Cut out autumn and halloween scenes and patterns some designed in the 19th century by Mrs. Lefferts herself. While…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Kids, Halloween

Best For
Kids
Oct 24

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors

Oct 24

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

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