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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 September 27, 2016 to December 10, 2016
in Tours (x) category

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Oct15

Wallabout Historic Walking Tour

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The walk will discuss how the neighborhood has developed since the Dutch first arrived in the early 1600s, and highlight notable residents.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Oct15

Morgan Powell East NY Garden Tour

at United Community Centers - East New York Farms Project (in ), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for our second annual walking tour of East New York gardens in memory of gardener, activist, and historian Morgan Powell.
Category: Tours
Free!

Oct15

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.
Step inside this historic monument and learn about the Fort Greene Park history and the Revolutionary War. Tours are about 20 to 30 minutes long, and are offered throughout the day.
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York
Free!

Oct15

Open House New York: Alice Austen House

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
In celebration of Open House New York, enjoy free tours of Clear Comfort, including Alice Austen’s darkroom.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront, Open House New York
Free!

Oct15

Canoemobile in VCP: Free Canoe Rides

at Van Cortlandt Golf House (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park at Van Cortlandt Lake for a fun afternoon of free canoe rides in 24-foot-long Voyageur canoes with Wilderness Inquiry.
Category: Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

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Oct15

Open House New York: Fort Tryon Park Cottage and The Heather Garden

at The Cottage (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Stone Pillars (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Garden and cottage tours start every 30 minutes (max. 20 guests).
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Talks, Open House New York
Free!

Oct15

Discover Bartow-Pell Day

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy mansion and carriage house tours by costumed docents, as well as family activities, including garden walks, wigwam explorations, trail hikes, and children’s crafts.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Fall Festivals, Open House New York
Free!

Oct15

Open House New York Weekend at Bartow-Pell

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum educators will take visitors through the mansion and circa 1850 carriage house to highlight the splendid Greek Revival interiors and an impressive collection.
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York
Free!

Oct15

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hear about the people who once called Wave Hill home, among them Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt, Bashford Dean, and Arturo Toscanini.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Oct15

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

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