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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 9, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Sunday, October 18, 2015


Harvest Fest & Pumpkin Patch

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy live music, old-fashioned games, nature walks, composting demonstrations, craft and food vendors, a petting zoo, pony rides, a beer tent, and the ever-popular Pumpkin Patch!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Nature, Festivals, Kids, Markets, Tours, Fall Foliage, Food, Fall Festivals

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at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Let nature inspire you to find your center and reconnect with your true self using guided mindfulness and other meditation practices.
Category: Fitness, Seniors


Keeping it Hot Through the Cold Season: Fall & Winter Composting in the Garden

at Joseph Daniel Wilson Garden (in ), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 a.m.
We will cover what is needed, including food waste, coffee grounds, fall leaves, water and air - to build a hot compost pile, and discuss how to keep it active through the cold season.
Category: Education, Nature



at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Goalball is a Paralympic sport for athletes with visual impairments. It is played by two teams of three using a ball with bells inside.
Category: Accessible, Sports


Youth Wheelchair Basketballl

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The NY Rolling Fury are looking for kids, teens, and young adults with physical disabilities who are ages 6-21, to learn how to play wheelchair basketball.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports


Rockaway Fall Festival

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The 9th annual festival includes a pumpkin patch, pony rides, hayrides, and entertainment.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Kids, Theater, Halloween, Fall Festivals

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Honey Extraction Demonstration

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

12:30 p.m.3:30 a.m.
How do bees make honey? How do we collect it? Help us extract and bottle honey from our resident honeybees.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Food, Talks, Seniors, Fall Festivals

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Yoga At Morris-Jumel Mansion

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Every Thursday and Sunday at 1 p.m., Morris-Jumel Mansion plays host to Awesome Asana Yoga, an hour-long exercise in body stretching and mind cleansing taught by Registered Yoga…
Category: Fitness


Outdoor Skills: Shelter Building

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life. All programs are family friendly, but recommended for ages 8 and up.
Category: Education


Fall Foliage Photography

at Highland Park Entrance, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our park rangers will explain why leaves change colors and introduce you to the diversity of trees found in our forests. Bring your camera and prepare for the kaleidoscope of colors.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage

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