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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 17, 2015

Oct 17

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Presents The Comedy of Errors

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Mistaken identity leads to delightful mayhem in the Bard’s classic play about two sets of twins separated by stormy seas. Space is limited so please RSVP to reserve your seat.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Oct 17

Open House New York: The Historic Houses of Conference House Park

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
As part of the citywide Open House NY Weekend, the Conference House, the Henry Hogg Biddle House, and the William H. Rutan House will be open for self-guided interior tours.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Oct 17

Ranger's Choice: Archery

at Willowbrook Park, Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Come learn the basic skills you will need to become the next great archer. Participants chosen by lottery. To enter, visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, October 7.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

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Oct 17

Bike New York Presents Learn to Ride-Adults Class

at Southwest Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
With Bike New York's safe, easy, effective method, Learn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike, as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit.
Category: Accessible, Education, Sports, Learn To Ride
Free!

Oct 17

It's My Park at Sara D. Roosevelt Park

at Rivington Street between Chrystie and Forsyth Streets (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join the volunteers at this community garden in Sara D Roosevelt Park. Come along and help tidy up and plant bulbs in the garden and nearby areas of the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 17

Learn to Ride for Adults

at Putnam Avenue and Van Cortlandt Park South (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
With our safe, easy, effective method, Learn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike, as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit.
Category: Sports
Free!

Oct 17

Hives and Honey Information Session

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Try on beekeeping gear, peek inside an empty hive, and learn fascinating facts about honeybees.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Food, Talks, Seniors

Best For
Kids
Oct 17

Hattie Carthan Workshop: Community Gains through Baking with Whole Grains

at Hattie Carthan Garden (in Hattie Carthan Community Garden), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for a highly participatory bread baking workshop. Explore the flours that best support our health and learn about various flours and their glycemic values. Each…
Category: Food, Seniors

Oct 17

Classic Harbor Line Tour

at Chelsea Piers

1:45 p.m.5:15 p.m.
Cruise the active, vibrant waterway of the Kill Van Kull and into the heart of Freshkills Park, Staten Island on one of Classic Harbor Line’s luxury yachts.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront

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Oct 17

Kids Crafts: Scharen Knippen

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall at Lefferts with the old Dutch craft Scharen Knippen. Cut out autumn and halloween scenes and patterns some designed in the 19th century by Mrs. Lefferts herself. While…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Kids, Halloween

Best For
Kids

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