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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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Sunday, October 12, 2014

Oct12

Pumpkin Picking at Historic Richmond Town

at Decker Farm, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Visit the historic 1800s Decker Farm and bring home a pumpkin! Enjoy a self-guided tour, hayride, face painting, farm animals, arts and crafts, and corn stalk maze. Free shuttle bus…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals

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Oct12

Youth Wheelchair Basketball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
NYC Parks' Chelsea Recreation Center is starting a new sports program for children with physical disabilities ages 6-21. Come out and learn to play wheelchair basketball with the New York Rollin' Fury!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Games, Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Oct12

Open House NY: Prison Ship Martyrs Monument

at Prison Ship Martyrs Monument (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This memorial was built in the center of Fort Greene Park in 1908 as a tribute to the 11,000 men, women, and children who died on British Prison Ships during the Revolutionary…
Category: History, Open House New York
Free!

Oct12

Birding: Raptor Migration

at Parking Area (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City. Birding programs are appropriate…
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Oct12

Fields of Inquiry: Photographs by Yola Monakhov Stockton

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The show features work from two series Field Guide to Bird Songs and Empire Picture of the Hudson. Stockton's work provides commentary on the photographic process…
Category: Art

Oct12

Open House New York: Fort Tryon Park Cottage & The Heather Garden

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 Park Cottage and learn about its varied history or go behind the scenes with a horticulturist or botanist in the Heather Garden.
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York
Free!

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Event
Oct12

Brooklyn Bridge Park Tour

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's design, history, and ecology, and how the park came to life.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Oct12

Rockaway Fall Festival

at B. 32 Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This 8th annual festival includes a pumpkin patch, pony, and hayrides and entertainment. Sponsored by Councilman Donovan Richards
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Kids, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct12

OpenHouseNY Weekend: Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Free guided tours by costumed docents, 12–4 p.m. Tours start at a quarter past the hour.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Oct12

Central Park Tour: Tavern & Its Green

at Tavern on the Green (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Travel back in time to the sheepfold and its grazing green, then jump to modern day Park highlights in the vicinity, including a world-famous restaurant, Sheep Meadow, the Mall with its statues and majestic stand of American Elms, and the Children's District with its famous Carousel.
Category: History, Tours

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