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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 5, 2014

Oct 5

Candlemaking Workshop

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Beeswax has been used for centuries in art, woodworking and in religious ceremonies. Try your hand at creating an assortment of beeswax candles to take home and enjoy. Registration is…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature

Oct 5

Greenbelt to Great Kills: White Trail Trek

at Carousel for All Children (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Greenbelt Educators and a National Park Service Ranger for a hike from forest to field to coastal habitat on the White trail of the Greenbelt.
Category: Nature, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Oct 5

Fundamentals of Photography

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

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn digital photography and leave with some great photos! This workshop will cover shutter speed, aperture, ISO and the basic technical aspects of taking better photos.
Category: Art

Oct 5

Meditation

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
This fall, take a moment to release stress and reconnect with your inner self while practicing meditation. Each session includes instruction in simple techniques followed by 20 to 30…
Category: Fitness

Oct 5

Brooklyn Bridge Park Tour

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's design, history, and ecology, and how the park came to life.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Oct 5

Raptor Fest

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Experience the thrill of viewing New York's premier predators, live and up close with the Urban Park Rangers and the Prospect Park Audubon Center.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Festivals, Kids, Talks
Free!

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Oct 5

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn about the park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Oct 5

Honey Extraction Demonstration

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

12:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
How do bees make honey? How do we collect it? Help us extract and bottle honey from our resident honeybees.
Category: Nature, Food, Talks
Free!

Oct 5

Conference House Tours

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to The Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the…
Category: Education, History, Tours

Oct 5

Open House New York: Historic Richmond Town

at Historic Richmond Town, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit the Guyon Lake Tysen house for a look at early New York rural architecture, sample a tasty early American treat and bring back a recipe to make at home. The kids can also…
Category: Education, History, Kids
Free!

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