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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 16, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, October 5, 2013

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!

Oct 5

Wave Hill Garden Walk: Armored Plants

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A tour of armored plants with Wave Hill Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day.
Category: Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage

Oct 5

Community Conversations for Families: Immigration

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
From New Netherland to New York, immigrants from every part of the world have made their home in our state.
Category: Education, History, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Community Workshop of Caribbean Medicinal Plants and Herbal Tea Party

at Fordham Bedford Lotbusters Community Garden, Bronx

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Taller Comunitario Sobre Plantas Medicinales Caribeñas y Fiesta de Té (de Remedios) This workshop is in collaboration with the Institute of Economic Botany at The…
Category: Education
Free!

Oct 5

Poe's Ladies: Loved, Lost, and Lost and Lovely

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Staten Island OutLOUD presents "Poe's Ladies." Poems by Edgar Allan Poe about women beloved from near or from afar, women idealized, women lost.
Category: Education, History, Waterfront
Free!

Oct 5

Edgar Allan Poe Readings for 164th Anniversay of Poe's Death

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Sign up for readings of Edgar Allan Poe's works for the 164th anniversary of his death. Sign up begins at 1:30 p.m. and will be limited to 20 readers.
Free!

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Oct 5

History In Your Hands: Flax to Linen

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come check on our flax crop and try out tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Mad. Sq. Music: The Black Lillies and Carrie Elkin & Her Greats

at Southern End (in Madison Square Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Black Lillies at 4PM and Carrie Elkin & Her Greats at 3PM
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Oct 5

Astronomy

at Inwood Hill Nature Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe. Learn about the effects of light pollution and…
Category: Nature, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Sunday, October 6, 2013

Oct 6

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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