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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 17, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Oct12

Open House New York: The Arsenal

at The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Built to house munitions for the NYS National Guard, the Arsenal resembles a fortress with its crenellated cornice and rooftop turrets.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Oct12

Valentine-Varian House Tour: Foodway of the Past

at Valentine-Varian House (in Valentine Varian House), Bronx

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come experience what 18th Century Bronx residents feasted on in this food-based tour of the Valentine-Varian House.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Historic House Trust Festival, Food
Free!

Oct12

Edgar Allen Poe Cottage House Tour: Mealtime in Poe's Era

at Edgar Allen Poe Cottage (in Poe Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
On your tour of Poe Cottage, you'll hear about new technologies that eased food preparation and daily life in the mid-19th Century.
Category: Education, History, Kids, Tours, Historic House Trust Festival, Food
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct12

Free Admission to the Edgar Allan Poe Cottage

at Edgar Allen Poe Cottage (in Poe Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This year, the Edgar Allan Poe Cottage will participate in Openhouse NY and Historic House Trust Festival.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Historic House Trust Festival
Free!

Oct12

Bryant Park Petanque Tournament

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Local, national, and international tournaments organized by La Boule New Yorkaise.
Category: Games
Free!

Oct12

Morris-Jumel Mansion Culture and Arts Festival

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The MJM Café will feature the vibrant music, artistry, crafts and cuisine that make Washington Heights and the neighboring communities of Harlem, Inwood and the Bronx so diverse and dynamic.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, History, Kids, Theater, Tours, Free Summer Concerts, Food, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct12

Kings County Second Annual Fiber Festival

at Washington Park (in J.J. Byrne Playground), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Hosted on the grounds of the Old Stone House of Brooklyn,the Kings County Fiber Festival includes crocheters, dyers, rug makers, felters, knitters, quilters, spinners, and weavers.
Category: Education, Art, Festivals, History, Markets, Historic House Trust Festival, Talks
Free!

Oct12

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

Must See
Event
Oct12

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

Oct12

Free Admission to the Museum of Bronx History

at Valentine-Varian House (in Valentine Varian House), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 p.m.
This year, the Museum of Bronx History will participate in Openhouse NY and Historic House Trust Festival. The museum will offer free admission on saturday, October 12th from 10am-…
Category: Education, History, Tours, Historic House Trust Festival
Free!

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