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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

Open House New York: The Historic Houses of Conference House Park

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
As part of the citywide Open House NY Weekend, the Conference House, the Henry Hogg Biddle House, and the William H. Rutan House will be open for self-guided interior tours.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Oct17

Open House New York: New York State Pavilion

at Pavilion & Astral Fountain (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Step inside the New York State Pavilion during OHNY Weekend to appreciate this iconic structure’s brand new coat of “American Cheese” yellow paint, recently donated…
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York
Free!

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Oct17

Open House New York: World’s Fair Grounds

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Step inside the New York State Pavilion during OHNY Weekend to appreciate this iconic structure’s brand new coat of “American Cheese” yellow paint, recently donated…
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York
Free!

Oct17

Hattie Carthan Workshop: Community Gains through Baking with Whole Grains

at Hattie Carthan Garden (in Hattie Carthan Community Garden), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for a highly participatory bread baking workshop. Explore the flours that best support our health and learn about various flours and their glycemic values. Each…
Category: Food, Seniors

Oct17

Classic Harbor Line Tour

at Chelsea Piers

1:45 p.m.5:15 p.m.
Cruise the active, vibrant waterway of the Kill Van Kull and into the heart of Freshkills Park, Staten Island on one of Classic Harbor Line’s luxury yachts.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront

Must See
Event
Oct17

Wave Hill Gallery Tour

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

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The act of exploring, recording and recounting is central to the artistic practice of many artists. The fall exhibition, Field Notes, brings together three artists—Matthew…
Category: Art, Tours, Seniors

Oct17

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Oct17

Central Park Tour: Belvedere's Kingdom

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Oct17

Le Petit Zen Art: Still Life

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature Zen works of art (4"x6" or less) using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, and ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Oct17

Kids Crafts: Scharen Knippen

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall at Lefferts with the old Dutch craft Scharen Knippen. Cut out autumn and halloween scenes and patterns some designed in the 19th century by Mrs. Lefferts herself. While…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids, Halloween

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