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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

Bryant Park Le Carrousel

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Le Carrousel was specially created to complement the park's French classical style, featuring brightly colored animals and French cabaret music.
Category: Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct12

Oaxacan Folk Art Paper Mache Sculpture Workshop

at Mobilization for Change (in ), Manhattan

11:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn how to make the fantastic paper mache sculptures of mythical monsters in the tradition of Albrijes or Oaxacan folk art.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Oct12

Bones Tour of an Old Dutch Farmhouse

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Come tour one of the 14 farmhouses from King County's Dutch settlement period. This event is part of the Historic House Festival.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Historic House Trust Festival
Free!

Oct12

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at 6th Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
A tour of the smallest woodland area in Central Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct12

Fall Festival

at Joseph P. Addabbo Memorial Park (in Tudor Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy a day of fun activities including crafts, games, inflatables, a pumpkin patch and more!
Category: Kids, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct12

Little Red Lighthouse Festival

at Little Red Lighthouse (in Fort Washington Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse at the 21st Annual Little Red Lighthouse Festival Saturday, October 12th from 12 – 4pm in Fort Washington Park. Fun and free.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Festivals, History, Kids, Theater, Tours, Food, Waterfront, Fall Festivals, Fishing
Free!

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Oct12

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

Oct12

Historic House Trust Festival and OpenHouseNY Weekend at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come explore the splendor of a 19th century Greek Revival mansion. Guided tours by costumed docents. Tours start at quarter past the hour.
Category: Festivals, History, Tours, Historic House Trust Festival
Free!

Oct12

Greenbelt Pumpkin Festival

at 1 Eton Place (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for old-fashion fun and games with our famous pumpkin patch and Carousel for All Children as backdrop.
Category: Festivals, Kids, Fall Festivals

Best For
Kids
Oct12

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

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