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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 12, 2013

Oct12

It's My Park Day Clove Lakes Park

at Clove Lakes Park Parkhouse (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, St. Joseph Hill Academy Trashbusters will be cleaning garbage and debris around the lakes and raking leaves at Clove Lakes Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct12

Walking Tour of Morningside Park: Harlem's Scenic Landmark

at Southeast Entry Plaza (in Morningside Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn about the history of the park and how decades of community involvement have had a profound effect on shaping Morningside Park's revitalization.
Category: History, Tours

Oct12

Open House New York: Heather Garden & Cottage Tour

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Here's your chance to see inside the Fort Tryon Cottage. The 1908 cottage, flanking the garden, was originally the gatehouse of the C.K. G. Billings Estate.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Historic House Trust Festival, Talks
Free!

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

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

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
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

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

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

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