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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 24, 2015


Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors


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


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


The Great Gatsby: Gatsby’s Hit and Run

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Mystery and crime solving in the 1920s, the Gatsby era. With none of today’s advanced tools, how did they investigate Gatsby’s hit and run, or the smuggling and fraud by…
Category: Kids

Best For

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History


Children's Bridge Building Workshop

at Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Dr. Leonisa Ardizzone of Storefront Science to explore the form and function, as well as the strength and stability of bridges as we design and build our own models!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Kids, High Bridge

Best For

Regarding de la Guerre: The Music and Letters of Elizabeth Jacquet de la Guerre

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Julliard quartet Filigree will play selections from the repertoire of French composer Elizabeth Jacquet de la Guerre.
Category: Concerts, Talks


NYC Parks Free Wheelchair Flag Football League

at Victory Field (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The league welcomes all persons with disabilities who use wheelchairs to take part in instructional drills, strategy, and game play.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports


The Night Sky

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Come stargaze with the Urban Park Rangers and learn about the science, history, and folklore of the universe. Best enjoyed on clear nights, so please call ahead on cloudy nights.
Category: Astronomy


Candlelight Ghost Tours of Manhattan’s Most Haunted House

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Venture into the ghostly shadows of history by flickering candlelight to hear chilling tales of restless phantoms from the people who actually experienced them.
Category: History, Tours, Halloween

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