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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 August 30, 2017

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Oct17

The Amazing Maize Maze: Maize by Moonlight

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

11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Kids and adults alike will have fun finding their way out of this 3-acre corn labyrinth!
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids, Fall Festivals

Must See
Event
Oct17

Introduction to Bird Watching

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Oct17

Learn to Play Soccer with Coach Victor Campbell

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Children and youth ages 6-12 years learn fundamental and advanced soccer skills.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct17

Maggie's Magic Garden: Tree Giveaway

at Maggies Magic Garden, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
There are trees available to give away at Maggie's Magic Garden donated by the New York Restoration Project. They cannot be planted on rooftops, terraces or alongside streets.
Free!

Oct17

Fall Festival

at Victory Field (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Have fun at the pumpkin patch and enjoy games, crafts, entertainment, shows, music, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Theater, Halloween, Seniors, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct17

It's My Park at Julio Carballo Fields

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join Hunts Point Recreation Center and the Stewards of Julio Carballo Field as they conduct a mid-day clean-up and planting at Julio Carballo Fields.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct17

It's My Park at Claremont Park

at Claremont Gazebo (in Claremont Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, the New Settlement’s Bronx Helpers want you to come out and love Claremont Park!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct17

It's My Park at Stuyvesant Square

at Dog Run (in Stuyvesant Square), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
For its Fall 2015 It's My Park project come roll up your sleeves and join members from Stuyvesant Dog Owner's Group in a general clean-up of Stuyvesant Park's dog run area.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct17

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

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The 1908 cottage was originally the gatehouse of the G.K. Billings Estate. The Heather Garden boasts over 500 varieties of plants, trees, and breathtaking views of the Palisades.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Talks, Open House New York
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct17

Fall Festival

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Kick off the fall season at King Manor Museum as you watch an early American cooking demonstration, churn butter, create apple cider and make crafts inspired by autumn.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids, Food, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids

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