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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 3, 2012 (x) to September 15, 2018

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Oct15

Family Art Project: October Treasures

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore Wave Hill to see the treasures autumn trees have laid upon the grounds. Use your findings, buttons, small stones and a bit of sparkle to make a home for your nature collection.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct15

Greenpeace’s Arctic Sunrise

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Take a free guided tour of Greenpeace’s Arctic Sunrise. Free tours of the ship will include education about the sources of plastic pollution, as well as steps to take to stop it.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct15

Women With Wings Art Exhibit

at Maggie's Garden (NYRP), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Friendship Garden, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
This exhibit features a series of artworks inspired by the women of New York, including the historical and contemporary women who make Uptown Manhattan a diverse and vibrant community.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct15

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birders - Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Why do birds flock to Central Park every spring and fall? We’ll find out as we explore Central Park’s woodlands, and learn the basics of bird identification.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct15

Open House New York: Jeffrey's Hook Lighthouse

at 181 Street and Riverside Drive (in Fort Washington Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Rediscover the history of this unique landmark. As part of Open House New York, join the Urban Park Rangers on guided tours of Jeffrey's Hook Lighthouse.
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct15

Fall at its Finest Hike

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
As we approach peak foliage, hike the trails of the central Greenbelt in search of seasonal serendipity.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Oct15

Harvest Fest & Pumpkin Patch

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
We’ll have live music, bounce houses, a petting zoo, face painting, tours, composting demonstrations, craft and food vendors, beer & wine tent, the ever-popular Pumpkin Patch, and more.
Category: Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids, Fall Festivals

Must See
Event
Oct15

The Amazing Maize Maze

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Ready to be amaaazed? Kids and adults alike will have fun finding their way out of this three-acre corn labyrinth!
Category: Festivals, Games

Oct15

Coastal Cleanup

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Coastal Cleanup Volunteers give back to the community by helping us remove hundreds of pounds of trash from Pier 1 salt marshes and beaches.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct15

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Park House (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Brower Park to beautify and garden at Brower Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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