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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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from October 12, 2013 (x) to October 12, 2013 (x)

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Oct12

Pumpkin Picking at Decker Farm Stand

at Decker Farm, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Visit the historic 1800s Decker Farm and enjoy a guided tour through the 1810 farmhouse and a hayride. Purchase a pumpking to bring home. Free shuttle bus service from…
Category: Kids, Tours, Historic House Trust Festival

Best For
Kids
Oct12

The Legacy of Seguine Mansion: Special Tour

at Seguine Mansion, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Discover the beauty of Seguine Mansion, which overlooks Prince's Bay. Learn about the the significance of the estate in Staten Island's history.
Category: History, Tours, Historic House Trust Festival
Free!

Oct12

It's My Park Day Sumner Playground (PS 59)

at Sumner Playground, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, please join Brooklyn Community Board 3 and M.O.V.E., Inc. at Sumner Playground as they host a free event with arts and visioning.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct12

It's My Park Day Clove Lakes Park

at Clove Lakes Park Parkhouse (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, St. Joseph Hill Academy Trashbusters will be cleaning garbage and debris around the lakes and raking leaves at Clove Lakes Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct12

Walking Tour of Morningside Park: Harlem's Scenic Landmark

at Southeast Entry Plaza (in Morningside Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn about the history of the park and how decades of community involvement have had a profound effect on shaping Morningside Park's revitalization.
Category: History, Tours

Oct12

Open House New York: Heather Garden & Cottage Tour

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 Cottage. The 1908 cottage, flanking the garden, was originally the gatehouse of the C.K. G. Billings Estate.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Historic House Trust Festival, Talks
Free!

Oct12

Oaxacan Folk Art Paper Mache Sculpture Workshop

at Mobilization for Change (in ), Manhattan

11:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn how to make the fantastic paper mache sculptures of mythical monsters in the tradition of Albrijes or Oaxacan folk art.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Oct12

Little Red Lighthouse Festival

at Little Red Lighthouse (in Fort Washington Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse at the 21st Annual Little Red Lighthouse Festival Saturday, October 12th from 12 – 4pm in Fort Washington Park. Fun and free.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Festivals, History, Kids, Theater, Tours, Food, Waterfront, Fall Festivals, Fishing
Free!

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Oct12

Ride The Carousel in Prospect Park

at The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old carousel.
Category: Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct12

A Gardener's Library: Vintage Books from the Bartow-Pell Collection

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This working collection is significant for the practical information, aesthetic guidance, and reading pleasure it gave early members. On view during public hours: Wednesday, Saturday…
Category: Art, History

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