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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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Friday, October 9, 2015

Oct 9

Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair

at Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to host Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair will be on view through November 8, 2015 in Highbridge Park located in northern Manhattan.
Category: Art

Oct 9

Farmers Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Get fresh produce from the two local farms and Queens Botanical Garden's own urban farm at the farmers' market.
Category: Food

Oct 9

Exhibition - Swampland: Photographs by Ruth Wetzel

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
New York artist Ruth Wetzel spends hours trekking through wetlands in waders photographing magnified views of diverse plant life and ecosystems found in New York. She isolates intimate…
Category: Art, Seniors

Oct 9

Children's Story Time & Art

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Enjoy interactive story time with songs, nursery rhymes, stories, and poems for toddlers and preschoolers.
Category: Kids

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Oct 9

The Board: Keepers of the Dream, Then and Now

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

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
We already know what historical event made the Conference House famous, now let's learn about the board of the Conference House Association who have made this house a home!
Category: Art

Oct 9

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Oct 9

Exhibition: Becoming Clear Comfort: History of a Landmark

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Alice Austen House's 30th Anniversary exhibition brings to light the history of the museum’s National and New York City Landmark building, tracing its path from one-room…
Category: Art, History

Oct 9

Exhibition: Alice Austen Everyday: A Photo Series Inspired by Place

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Alice Austen's beloved home, Clear Comfort, was her muse and her window onto the world at the entrance to the New York Harbor. The vantage point from Clear Comfort is…

Oct 9

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Education

Oct 9

Seniors Fitness - Tennis - Greenbelt Park

at Brielle Ave. between Rockland Ave. and Wolcott Ave. (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week…
Category: Fitness, Seniors

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