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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 24, 2015

Oct 24

Nature Hike in Freshkills Park

at Schmul Park, Staten Island

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an October guided hike through Freshkills Park.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 24

Meet the Artists: Julian Chams and Beatrice Glow

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

1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Wave Hill’s 2015 Van Lier Visual Artist Fellows, Julian Chams andBeatrice Glow, during this artists talk in which each will discuss their creative process and the concepts behind their solo projects.
Category: Art, Talks

Oct 24

Scary Stories With Tammy Hall

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance at sites around the Park for family-friendly holiday programming.
Category: Best for Kids, Halloween

Best For
Kids
Oct 24

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, Best for Kids, Halloween

Best For
Kids
Oct 24

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors

Oct 24

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Oct 24

Le Petit Art

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature works of art (4"x6") or less using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct 24

The Great Gatsby: Gatsby’s Hit and Run

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Mystery and crime solving in the 1920s, the Gatsby era. With none of today’s advanced tools, how did they investigate Gatsby’s hit and run, or the smuggling and fraud by…
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 24

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month

Oct 24

Children's Bridge Building Workshop

at Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Dr. Leonisa Ardizzone of Storefront Science to explore the form and function, as well as the strength and stability of bridges as we design and build our own models!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids, High Bridge
Free!

Best For
Kids

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