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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 7, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Oct 5

Forest Crew

at Laurel Hill Terrace (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This training session will include basic invasive and native plant identification, proper removal techniques and an overview of NYRP’s approach to urban reforestation.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct 5

Nature Photography: Fall Foliage

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.
It has been said that art takes nature as its model. The beauty of nature has inspired many great Americans to create artistic masterpieces. From the wildlife portraits…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature
Free!

Oct 5

Creatures of the Night

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
As we begin to prepare for Halloween, view live animal demonstrations of local species that inhabit the dark. From owls to opossums, learn about the amazing adaptations creatures…
Category: Education, Nature

Must See
Event
Oct 5

Finding Your Poetic Voice

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Find your poetic voice through a series of exercises to help stimulate your senses.
Category: Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 5

Whole Grain Bread Baking Workshop Part 1

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 the importance of fibers in the human diet and create high fiber bread in the marketplace.
Category: Education, Food

Oct 5

Community Conversations for Families: Immigration

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
From New Netherland to New York, immigrants from every part of the world have made their home in our state.
Category: Education, History, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Community Workshop of Caribbean Medicinal Plants and Herbal Tea Party

at Fordham Bedford Lotbusters Community Garden, Bronx

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Taller Comunitario Sobre Plantas Medicinales Caribeñas y Fiesta de Té (de Remedios) This workshop is in collaboration with the Institute of Economic Botany at The…
Category: Education
Free!

Oct 5

Poe's Ladies: Loved, Lost, and Lost and Lovely

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Staten Island OutLOUD presents "Poe's Ladies." Poems by Edgar Allan Poe about women beloved from near or from afar, women idealized, women lost.
Category: Education, History, Waterfront
Free!

Oct 5

Edgar Allan Poe Readings for 164th Anniversay of Poe's Death

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Sign up for readings of Edgar Allan Poe's works for the 164th anniversary of his death. Sign up begins at 1:30 p.m. and will be limited to 20 readers.
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 5

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
An informative tour of Seneca Village in Central Park.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

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