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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

Astronomy: Sun Spotting

at B.86th Street & Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

11:00 a.m.
The wonders of the universe are ready to be discovered and New York City parks are the perfect place to explore the sky. Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar…
Category: Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct11

Fields of Inquiry: Photographs by Yola Monakhov Stockton

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The show features work from two series Field Guide to Bird Songs and Empire Picture of the Hudson. Stockton's work provides commentary on the photographic process…
Category: Art

Oct11

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from the Conservancy horticulturalists who take care of this special place within the Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct11

My Dog Loves Central Park Fair

at Naumburg Bandshell (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come, sit, stay, and celebrate Central Park and its dog community!
Category: Education, Games, Kids, Dogs, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct11

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

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Here's your chance to see inside the Fort Tryon Park Cottage and learn about its varied history or go behind the scenes with a horticulturist or botanist in the Heather Garden.
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct11

Open House NY- Walking tour of 'Historic Biddles Grove' in Conference House Park

at MTA Staten Island Railway-Tottenville Station, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Tottenville Historical Society will be leading a guided architectural tour through the historic ‘Biddle’s Grove’ area of the Conference House Park Tottenville neighborhood.
Category: Education, History, Talks, Waterfront, Open House New York
Free!

Oct11

Native Plant Share with the Butterfly Project

at P.S. 154X

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Butterfly Project NYC, Bronx Green-Up, The New York Botanical Garden, and Grow To Learn NYC in a workshop and native plant giveaway targeted to increasing the number of useful…
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct11

How to Start a Seed Savers' Library

at Weeksville Heritage Center, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Please join the Weeksville Heritage Center and learn the basics of setting up and organizing a seed library, which can range from a small box to a large room.
Category: Nature
Free!

Oct11

CANCELLED: Shape Up NYC Dance Fitness for Adults

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
We'll be combining Latin, international, and popular music with dance moves for an aerobic workout.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Oct11

Chair Zumba

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system. Recreation Center membership is required.
Category: Accessible, Fitness

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