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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 5, 2014

Oct 5

Fundamentals of Photography

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

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn digital photography and leave with some great photos! This workshop will cover shutter speed, aperture, ISO and the basic technical aspects of taking better photos.
Category: Art

Oct 5

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!

Oct 5

Raptor Fest

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Experience the thrill of viewing New York's premier predators, live and up close with the Urban Park Rangers and the Prospect Park Audubon Center.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Festivals, Kids, Talks
Free!

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Oct 5

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn about the park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Oct 5

Conference House Tours

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to The Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the…
Category: Education, History, Tours

Oct 5

Garden Walking Tour in Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a tour of the "Park for All Seasons" through the Heather and Alpine Gardens of Fort Tryon Park.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Oct 5

Open House New York: Historic Richmond Town

at Historic Richmond Town (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit the Guyon Lake Tysen house for a look at early New York rural architecture, sample a tasty early American treat and bring back a recipe to make at home. The kids can also…
Category: Education, History, Kids, Open House New York
Free!

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Kids
Oct 5

Volunteer to Help Park Reforestation Efforts in Highbridge Park

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
As part of our effort to reestablish a native forest in Highbridge Park we will be planting native trees, shrubs and perennials, and removing non-native invasive plants.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct 5

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.
Free programs are available for individuals aged 8 and above on a first–come,first-served basis on Sundays at 1:30 p.m. from May through November. Registration begins at…
Free!

Oct 5

Modern Sky Festival

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

2:00 p.m.8:30 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

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