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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 16, 2016

Oct16

Family Art Project: Farming and Patterned History

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
While thinking about what it means to own and to reconnect, use cloth and paper silhouettes to collage and re-imagine personal histories and create new stories.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

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Oct16

It's My Park at Montefiore Square

at Park Entrance at 137th Street and Broadway (in Montefiore Square), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will be weeding, raking, mulching, and planting, and there will also be arts and crafts activities.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct16

It's My Park at Soundview Park

at Soundview Park Butterfly Meditation Garden (in Soundview Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Soundview Park to do a general park cleanup, and a cleanup and maintenance of the Butterfly Meditation Garden at Soundview Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct16

It's My Park at Silver Lake Park

at Reservoir Bridge (in Silver Lake Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Silver Lake Park Conservancy to continue painting the benches throughout Silver Lake Park. Volunteers will also be helping to weed and remove debris from within the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct16

Open House New York: Old Stone House & Washington Park

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This structure, was built as a WPA project and is now dedicated to creating a strong sense of community through history, environmental education, and the arts.
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York
Free!

Oct16

Open House New York: Lewis H. Latimer House Museum

at Lewis H Latimer House, Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Latimer, the son of fugitive slaves, was an African-American inventor whose innovations in designing carbon filaments ushered in the age of electric light.
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York
Free!

Oct16

Open House New York: Morris-Jumel Mansion

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
At 250 years old, this is Manhattan's oldest house!
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York
Free!

Oct16

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Oct16

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!

Oct16

Harvest Fest and Pumpkin Patch

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy live music, games, nature walks, farm tours, bouncy houses, crafts, food vendors, a petting zoo, beer tent, pumpkin patch (additional fee), and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Food, Fall Festivals

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