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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

A Gardener's Library: Vintage Books from the Bartow-Pell Collection

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This working collection is significant for the practical information, aesthetic guidance, and reading pleasure it gave early members. On view during public hours: Wednesday, Saturday…
Category: Art, History

Oct 5

Young Adult Fitness Extravaganza

at McCarren Play Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Young adults 18-24, check out the McCarren Play Center in Greenpoint for free at this fitness event!
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Oct 5

Ride The Carousel in Prospect Park

at The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old carousel.
Category: Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
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

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

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

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

Gallery Tour at Wave Hill: Tandem Pursuits: Armor & Ichthyology Exhibit

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.
Join a curatorial fellow for a tour of Wave Hill’s fall exhibition, Tandem Pursuits: Armor & Ichthyology, which celebrates the interests of former Wave Hill House resident Bashford Dean.
Category: Art, Tours

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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