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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

It's My Park Day At Tilden Playground

at Tilden Playground, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Volunteers will weed and mulch tree pits, rake leaves, clean up lawn areas, plant bulbs, and celebrate the community led goals for Tilden Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct19

Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Kiku is back and more spectacular than ever The chrysanthemum—kiku in Japanese—is the most celebrated of Japan's fall-flowering plants, and hundreds of…
Category: Nature, Art

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Oct19

Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Kiku is back and more spectacular than ever. The chrysanthemum — kiku in Japanese — is the most celebrated of Japan's fall-flowering plants.
Category: Nature, Art, Fall Foliage, Fall Festivals

Oct19

It's My Park Day at First Park

at First Park, Manhattan

10:30 a.m.2:30 a.m.
On it's My Park Day, First Street Block Association and volunteers will be having a fall clean up of the park and planting tulip bulbs.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct19

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.
Hear about the people who once resided in this splendid Hudson River mansion, among them Mark Twain, Arturo Toscanini, Bashford Dean and Theodore Roosevelt.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Oct19

Awesome Autumn Celebration

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Greenbelt Nature Center is a natural place for a safe pre-Halloween celebration for kids. Fall foliage scavenger hunt, a decorate-your-own trick-or-treat bag, and an edible craft…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals

Best For
Kids
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

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