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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 5, 2013

Oct 5

Wilderness Survival

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Whether you are preparing for an extended journey through the woods or just want to be more prepared for any situation, a wilderness survival program is perfect for you. Wilderness…
Category: Education
Free!

Oct 5

Nature Exploration (moderate)

at Prospect Park Picnic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.
On Nature Exploration Hikes we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest. Our Night Hikes allow participants to see parks in a different light, and are…
Category: Nature
Free!

Oct 5

Conservatory Garden Tour

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See thousands of blooming trees, shrubs, bulbs, and perennials with the Garden staff.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Oct 5

Chess: Beginners Clinic & Open Play

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn tactical insights from a Chess Master, then pit your newly acquired skills against other chess players at your level, tournament-style. Ages 6+.
Category: Games
Free!

Oct 5

My Dog Loves Central Park Fair

at Naumburg Bandshell (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring your canine companions (on leash, please) for our annual celebration of the dog community in Central Park, including Best in Park events, an agility course, Canine Good…
Category: Dogs
Free!

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Oct 5

It's My Park Day Maria Hernandez Park

at Starr Street Entrance (in Maria Hernandez Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Volunteers will weed/mulch tree pits, clean up passive lawn areas, plant bulbs, and celebrate the community-led goals for Maria Hernandez Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct 5

The Amazing Maize Maze

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

11:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Find clues and solve puzzles to find your way out of the Amazing Maize Maze.
Category: Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Pumpkin Patch

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

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

Oct 5

Pumpkin Patch

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

11:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
October is pumpkin month at the Farm! Enjoy crisp autumn air as you wander through the planting fields to find their favorite pumpkin. A fun farm treat for the whole family!
Category: Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Take a game break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games.
Category: Games
Free!

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