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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 November 12, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Oct23

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!

Oct23

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages have fun creating paper arts and crafts using multiple mediums
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct23

The Haunted Pumpkin Garden at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
The Haunted Pumpkin Garden is back and spookier than ever! Experience the thrills and chills of the season with a garden full of scary fun.
Category: Nature, Kids, Halloween

Must See
Event
Oct23

Pumpkin Carving Workshop

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Choose your favorite pumpkin and learn the finer points of carving and decorating ghoulish gourds. Suitable for ages 8 and up with accompanying adult. Carving tools provided for…
Category: Kids, Halloween

Best For
Kids
Oct23

DigitalWork NYC Recruitment: Pelham Fritz Recreation Center

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Become certified in Microsoft Office 10 and Adobe Creative Suite 6 through DigitalWork NYC, free for 16 to 26 year olds! These sessions help you apply and interview for the program.
Category: Education
Free!

Oct23

GreenThumb Workshop: How to Build a 3-Bin Compost System

at Chenchitas Community Garden, Manhattan

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of composting garden and food waste with GreenThumb.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Oct23

Pruning Certificate Series with The New York Botanical Garden

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Pruning Certificate Series The Pruning Certificate course has been designed to help you learn to prune properly and improve your community garden. This course is ideal for…
Category: Education
Free!

Oct23

DigitalWork NYC Recruitment: St. John's Recreation Center

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Become certified in Microsoft Office 10 and Adobe Creative Suite 6 through DigitalWork NYC, free for 16 to 26 year olds! These sessions help you apply and interview for the program.
Category: Education
Free!

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Oct24

Mad. Sq. Art 2013: Giuseppe Penone: "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)"

at Oval Lawn (in Madison Square Park), Manhattan

6:00 a.m.
Madison Square Park Conservancy’s Mad. Sq. Art announces a new sculptural installation for fall 2013 by renowned Italian artist Giuseppe Penone, consisting of three monumental, 30-foot tall bronze trees. "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)" featuring Penone’s signature manipulation of the trees’ natural forms, will interact with Madison Square Park’s lush landscape to highlight the relationships amongst man, sculpture and nature.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Tours
Free!

Oct24

Birding Tours of Bryant Park

at 'wichcraft coffee kiosk (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Discover the varieties of birds that call Bryant Park home during the migratory season with guided tours.
Category: Birding, Tours
Free!

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