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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 8, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Oct 9

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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Oct 9

DigitalWork NYC Recruitment: Pelham Fritz Recreation Center

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Become certified in Microsoft Office 10 and Adobe Creative Suite 6 through DigitalWork NYC, free for 16 to 26 year olds! These sessions help you apply and interview for the program.
Category: Education
Free!

Oct 9

GreenThumb Workshop: Working with Teens in the Garden

at La Isla Garden (in ), Bronx

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Navigate the fun, but often challenging world of working with kids in the garden. We will go over proper garden behavior and stewardship practices with hands-on demonstrations. We…
Category: Education, Volunteer
Free!

Oct 9

DigitalWork NYC Recruitment: St. John's Recreation Center

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Become certified in Microsoft Office 10 and Adobe Creative Suite 6 through DigitalWork NYC, free for 16 to 26 year olds! These sessions help you apply and interview for the program.
Category: Education
Free!

Oct 9

Customer Service Week: Meet the Manager at Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center

at Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center (in Thomas Jefferson Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center is open for tours and introductions to the center's manager in honor of Customer Service Week.
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Oct 9

NYC Compost Project in Queens: Composting in the City

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Composting in the City Wednesday, October 9th, 6:00PM to 8:00PM Workshop fee: $5 per person Leaves, kitchen scraps, garden trimmings, and weeds can all become garden gold…
Category: Education, Nature

Oct 9

Customer Service Week: Meet the Manager at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center is open for tours and introductions to the center's manager in honor of Customer Service Week.
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Oct 9

Shape Up NYC Couch to 5k

at B.86th Street & Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
A beginner program for the aspiring runner, this class will combine running, walking, and conditioning exercises to get you in shape for long distance running. Free, All are…
Category: Fitness
Free!

Oct 9

Customer Service Week: Meet the Manager at Asser Levy Recreation Center

at Asser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Asser Levy Recreation Center is open for tours and introductions to the center's manager, in honor of Customer Service Week.
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Oct10

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!

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