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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 18, 2015

Oct 18

Candle-Making Workshop

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Try your hand at creating an assortment of beeswax candles to take home and enjoy.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids, Seniors

Best For
Kids
Oct 18

Meditation

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Let nature inspire you to find your center and reconnect with your true self using guided mindfulness and other meditation practices.
Category: Fitness, Seniors

Oct 18

Goalball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Goalball is a Paralympic sport for athletes with visual impairments. It is played by two teams of three using a ball with bells inside.
Category: Accessible, Sports

Oct 18

Keeping it Hot Through the Cold Season: Fall & Winter Composting in the Garden

at Joseph Daniel Wilson Garden (in ), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 a.m.
We will cover what is needed, including food waste, coffee grounds, fall leaves, water and air - to build a hot compost pile, and discuss how to keep it active through the cold season.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Oct 18

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

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The 1908 cottage was originally the gatehouse of the G.K. Billings Estate. The Heather Garden boasts over 500 varieties of plants, trees, and breathtaking views of the Palisades.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Talks, Open House New York
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 18

Rockaway Fall Festival

at Bay 32nd Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The 9th annual festival includes a pumpkin patch, pony rides, hayrides, and entertainment.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Kids, Theater, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 18

Honey Extraction Demonstration

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

12:30 p.m.3:30 a.m.
How do bees make honey? How do we collect it? Help us extract and bottle honey from our resident honeybees.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Food, Talks, Seniors

Best For
Kids
Oct 18

Open House New York: New York State Pavilion

at Pavilion & Astral Fountain (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Step inside the New York State Pavilion during OHNY Weekend to appreciate this iconic structure’s brand new coat of “American Cheese” yellow paint, recently donated…
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 18

Open House New York: World’s Fair Grounds

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Step inside the New York State Pavilion during OHNY Weekend to appreciate this iconic structure’s brand new coat of “American Cheese” yellow paint, recently donated…
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York
Free!

Oct 18

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building.
Category: Education, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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