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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 11, 2014

Oct11

NYC Compost Project: Intermediate Composting

at West Brighton Community Garden, Staten Island

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Want to learn how to make compost? Join the NYC Compost Project hosted by Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden for a composting workshop. Topics include what to compost,…
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Oct11

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the Park's largest woodland area, a landscape designed to offer a forest retreat right in Manhattan.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct11

The Revitalization of Prospect Cemetery and the Chapel of the Sisters

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Prospect Cemetery is the oldest family burial ground in Queens, and one of the oldest in New York City, dating from at least 1668.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Oct11

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

Oct11

Open House New York: Kingsland Homestead

at Kingsland Homestead, Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Celebrating the city’s architecture, design history and cultural institutions, the 12th Annual Open House New York Weekend is here! Come visit us for a house tour and view…
Category: Art, History, Kids, Open House New York
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct11

Travis Walk and Talk hosted by Historian Tina Kaasmann-Dunn

at Sylvan Grove Cemetery, Staten Island

3:00 p.m.
Welcome in the fall season with a leisurely history stroll through one of Staten Island's oldest communities. Once the last stop on the Richmond Turnpike and…
Category: Education, History, Talks

Oct11

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!

Oct11

Bats at Belvedere

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Learn about bats that live in Central Park and beyond at an educational interactive presentation with live bats.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Halloween
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct11

Bayside Historical Lawn Concert

at 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come and enjoy a free outdoor concert featuring the band Chicken Head Rocks.
Category: Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Oct12

Wheelchair Football League

at Bulova Park, Queens

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Are you ready for some wheelchair football? Come out and play pickup wheelchair football every Sunday at Bulova Park in Queens.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports
Free!

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