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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

Open House NY: The Arsenal

at The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
As part of Open House NY, join the Urban Park Rangers on guided tours of the Historic Arsenal building in Central Park. Today it is the main headquarters for the NYC Parks…
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Oct12

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct12

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

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

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games, from Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct12

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct12

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us Sundays at Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 5 for another season of Brooklyn’s best street food. From brisket to bulgogi and Burmese noodles, to phatty beet sliders,…
Category: Food, Waterfront
Free!

Oct12

Open House NY: Prison Ship Martyrs Monument

at Prison Ship Martyrs Monument (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This memorial was built in the center of Fort Greene Park in 1908 as a tribute to the 11,000 men, women, and children who died on British Prison Ships during the Revolutionary…
Category: History
Free!

Oct12

Birding: Raptor Migration

at Parking Area (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City. Birding programs are appropriate…
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

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

Rockaway Fall Festival

at B. 32 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
Free!

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