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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 18, 2015

Oct 18

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Entrance at Brooklyn Avenue and Prospect Place (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Brower Park to help care for Brower Park. Volunteers are needed to mulch, weed, and plant the butterfly garden and tree beds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 18

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at 137th Street and Malcolm X Blvd

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Oct 18

A Walking Tour of Historic 19th Century Noho

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for a journey back in time to the elite ‘Bond Street area,’ walking in the footsteps of the wealthy mercantile families whose mansions once lined the cobblestone streets.
Category: History, Tours

Oct 18

Honey Tastings

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
You’ll be amazed at the complex flavors of different varieties of honey! Sample a few, then purchase your favorite to take home.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Food, Seniors, Fall Festivals

Best For
Kids
Oct 18

Candle-Making Workshop

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Try your hand at creating an assortment of beeswax candles to take home and enjoy.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids, Seniors

Best For
Kids
Oct 18

Meditation

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Let nature inspire you to find your center and reconnect with your true self using guided mindfulness and other meditation practices.
Category: Fitness, Seniors

Oct 18

Goalball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Goalball is a Paralympic sport for athletes with visual impairments. It is played by two teams of three using a ball with bells inside.
Category: Accessible, Sports

Oct 18

Keeping it Hot Through the Cold Season: Fall & Winter Composting in the Garden

at Joseph Daniel Wilson Garden (in ), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 a.m.
We will cover what is needed, including food waste, coffee grounds, fall leaves, water and air - to build a hot compost pile, and discuss how to keep it active through the cold season.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Oct 18

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

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The 1908 cottage was originally the gatehouse of the G.K. Billings Estate. The Heather Garden boasts over 500 varieties of plants, trees, and breathtaking views of the Palisades.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Talks, Open House New York
Free!

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Oct 18

Rockaway Fall Festival

at Bay 32nd Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The 9th annual festival includes a pumpkin patch, pony rides, hayrides, and entertainment.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Kids, Theater, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

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