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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 4, 2014

Oct 4

En Plein Air Art Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Participants will use the Garden as their muse and hone their artisitc skills with charcoal and pencil drawing.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education

Oct 4

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Explore the Park’s central features, including the Lake and Ramble woodland, then marvel at the views from Belvedere Castle.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct 4

Solar Observation and Arts & Crafts for Kids

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will get to peer at the sun, through a special solar telescope. Participants will engage in a discussion about general astronomy, followed by an arts/crafts…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

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Kids
Oct 4

Bike Ride! Celebrate Park Communities

at Green Map System, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
On Saturday, October 4th, the Catalyst Program at Partnerships for Parks will highlight the East River Park community with a bike ride and a photography exhibition featuring portraits…
Category: Nature, Fitness, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

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Oct 4

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead, Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…
Category: Art, History

Oct 4

Modern Sky Festival

at Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Modern Sky Festival NYC Lineup Saturday October 4 | 5pm - 10pm Atomic Bomb! The Music of William Onyeabor Liars Re-TROS (Rebuilding The Rights of Statues) The Blood…
Category: Concerts

Oct 4

Shape Up NYC: Hot Hula Fitness

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, Hot Hula fitness incorporates easy to perform dance movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Oct 4

Park Portraits: A Celebration of Park Communities

at Creations Gallery, Manhattan

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Park Portraits by Alan Gastelum and Sonia Louise Davis is an exhibition of photographs featuring community members and East River Park stewards.
Category: Art, Waterfront
Free!

Oct 4

The Night Sky

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Oct 4

Shadow Puppet Show with Midnight Radio

at Heckscher Children’s Garden, Brooklyn

7:45 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy a magical evening of shadow, light, and fairy tale. Midnight Radio Show invites you to an all-ages puppet show in the garden!
Category: Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids

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