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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 12, 2014

Oct12

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Category: Games, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct12

Pumpkin Picking at Historic Richmond Town

at Decker Farm, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Visit the historic 1800s Decker Farm and bring home a pumpkin! Enjoy a self-guided tour, hayride, face painting, farm animals, arts and crafts, and corn stalk maze. Free shuttle bus…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals

Must See
Event
Oct12

Rockaway Fall Festival

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This 8th annual festival includes a pumpkin patch, pony, and hayrides and entertainment. Sponsored by Councilman Donovan Richards
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Kids, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct12

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!

Oct12

Central Park Tour: Tavern & Its Green

at Tavern on the Green (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Travel back in time to the sheepfold and its grazing green, then jump to modern day Park highlights in the vicinity, including a world-famous restaurant, Sheep Meadow, the Mall with its statues and majestic stand of American Elms, and the Children's District with its famous Carousel.
Category: History, Tours

Oct12

OpenHouseNY Weekend: Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Free guided tours by costumed docents, 12–4 p.m. Tours start at a quarter past the hour.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Oct12

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Free programs are available for individuals aged 8 and above on a first–come,first-served basis on Sundays at 1:30 p.m. from May through November. Registration begins at…
Free!

Oct12

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

Oct12

Open House NY: Self Guided Tours of Conference House Park's Historic Houses

at H.H. Biddle House- 70 Satterlee Street (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
As part of the citywide Open House NY Weekend, the Conference House, the Henry Hogg Biddle House, and the William H. Rutan House will be open for self-guided interior tours.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Fall Foliage, Talks, Open House New York
Free!

Oct12

Riding the Waves Exhibit

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The new Lenape Gallery at Conference House Park Visitor Center will open Riding the Waves, a new exhibit of the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication. The premiere…
Category: Education, History, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

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