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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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Thursday, October 6, 2016

Oct 6

Scarecrows: From Heartland to Horror

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Sculptor and artist Ray Villafane returns to New York Botanical Garden to create an original installation that explores the evolution of the scarecrow in the United States.
Category: Art

Oct 6

Pumpkins: Playful and Plentiful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore more than 30 friendly scarecrows set among rare and unusual pumpkins and gourds in the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden.
Category: Arts & Crafts

Oct 6

Art Workshop Series Begins: Garden Portraits

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Using the grounds and gardens of Wave Hill as an outdoor portrait studio, students practice the fundamentals of lighting while using photography in formal and informal ways.
Category: Nature, Art

Oct 6

Seniors Fitness in Inwood Hill Park

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across New York City. Just like City Parks Foundation’s free sports, arts, and…
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Oct 6

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Pulaski Park

at Pulaski Park, Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Bruckner Blvd Bridge Tenant Committee to help remove debris at Pulaski Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 6

Arts, Culture & Fun: Franklin: Printer/Writer, Scientist/Inventor, Politician/Statesman

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
In this gallery exhibition, meet Franklin, the man, and his ideas and achievements.
Category: Art, History
Free!

Oct 6

Seniors Fitness in Thomas Jefferson Park

at Thomas Jefferson Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across New York City. Just like City Parks Foundation’s free sports, arts, and…
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Oct 6

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Sixth Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Enjoy this walk through the park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Oct 6

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 a.m.
Engaging, exciting, and inspiring special needs adults through the arts, for self expression.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Oct 6

Tree Tots

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest. This program is suitable for three- and four-year-old tots.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

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