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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 11, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Oct19

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!

Oct19

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, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct19

It's My Park Day at Fort Greene Park

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will gather to help celebrate the rich history of the Fort Greene Park. Park stewards will clean up passive lawn areas, rake up fallen leaves, and refill compost bins.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct19

Fall Kids Fest

at Madison Square Park, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Enjoy arts and crafts, games, live performances with The Little Rockers Band, The Amazing Max, Songs for Seeds, food, face painting, a pumpkin patch plus so much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Festivals, Games, Kids, Food, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct19

Pooch Parade and Howl-ween

at Hylan Boulevard and Cornelia Avenue (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring your pooch our for our fantastic Pooch Parade and Howl-ween and watch your pooch stroll around the park. Contest include best costume, longest tail, and much more
Category: Dogs, Halloween
Free!

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Oct19

It's My Park Day at Graniteville Quarry Park

at Graniteville Quarry Park, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, the Friends of Graniteville Quarry along with Mariner's Harbor Civic Association will be cleaning, raking, and weeding at Graniteville Quarry.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct19

Halloween Harvest Festival at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Socrates Sculpture Park. Bring your friends and family to Socrates' annual Halloween Harvest Festival.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, Games, Kids, Dogs, Halloween, Food, Waterfront, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct19

It's My Park Day at Vincent F. Albano Jr. Playground

at Vincent F Albano Jr Playground (in Vincent F. Albano Jr. Playground), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, join the Friends of Albano Park as they spruce up their lovely local park! Volunteers will help clean-up and plant bulbs to make the park look great for the spring.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct19

It's My Park Day at Highbridge Park

at Jumel Place and Edgcombe Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The Friends of Sherman Creek will be beautifying two locations in Highbridge Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct19

It's My Park Day at Hoover Playground

at Manton Playground (in Hoover - Manton Playgrounds), Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Briarwood Action Network. They will be cleaning, planting bulbs, and picking up litter.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

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