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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 17, 2015

Oct 17

Learn to Ride for Adults

at Putnam Avenue and Van Cortlandt Park South (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
With our safe, easy, effective method, Learn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike, as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit.
Category: Sports
Free!

Oct 17

Hives and Honey Information Session

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Try on beekeeping gear, peek inside an empty hive, and learn fascinating facts about honeybees.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Food, Talks, Seniors

Best For
Kids
Oct 17

Hattie Carthan Workshop: Community Gains through Baking with Whole Grains

at Hattie Carthan Garden (in Hattie Carthan Community Garden), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for a highly participatory bread baking workshop. Explore the flours that best support our health and learn about various flours and their glycemic values. Each…
Category: Food, Seniors

Oct 17

Classic Harbor Line Tour

at Chelsea Piers

1:45 p.m.5:15 p.m.
Cruise the active, vibrant waterway of the Kill Van Kull and into the heart of Freshkills Park, Staten Island on one of Classic Harbor Line’s luxury yachts.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront

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Event
Oct 17

Kids Crafts: Scharen Knippen

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall at Lefferts with the old Dutch craft Scharen Knippen. Cut out autumn and halloween scenes and patterns some designed in the 19th century by Mrs. Lefferts herself. While…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Kids, Halloween

Best For
Kids
Oct 17

Central Park Tour: Belvedere's Kingdom

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Oct 17

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Oct 17

Le Petit Art

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature works of art (4"x6") or less using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct 17

Bike New York's Learn To Ride: Adults

at Linden Playground (in Linden Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
ith Bike New York's safe, easy, effective method, Learn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike, as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit.
Category: Education, Sports, Volunteer, Learn To Ride, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Oct 17

October Festival

at Great Lawn (in Conference House Park), Staten Island

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy live music, food, free tours, and more!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Nature, Festivals, History, Kids, Tours, Food, Waterfront, Fall Festivals

Best For
Kids

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