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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 4, 2012 (x) to December 15, 2018

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Oct11

Evening Group Hike at the Greenbelt Nature Center

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

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us for our weekly evening hike where we will cover 4 or 5 miles. You will probably see parts of the Greenbelt and the trail system that you haven't seen before!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Oct11

NYC Parks and The Center Proudly Present OUT IN THE OPEN: Suited

at James J. Walker Park (in James J Walker Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Suited follows 6 clients who get measured and fitted for new suits at Bindle & Keep, a Brooklyn-based tailoring company that specializes in clothing for people who are LGBTQ, gender-nonconforming, or nonbinary.
Category: Education, Film, Free Summer Movies, Talks, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Oct12

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Join us for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Oct12

Exhibition - Over Here: A Centennial Commemoration of World War I Memorials in NYC Parks

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
A century after US entry into World War I, the exhibit Over Here features 39 of the 102 World War Memorials in New York City’s Parks.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Oct12

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles).
Category: Nature, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Oct12

Greenbelt Peepers (for 2 year olds)

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, two-year-olds and their caregivers will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

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Oct12

Bi-weekly Gardening Club

at Stuyvesant Square, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us twice a week as we spruce up Stuyvesant Square and make it a better place for everyone.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

Oct12

Conference House: Inside Out

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.
Explore the Conference House in a unique way – inside out. View the “bones” through blueprint drawings and photographs highlighting the architecture of this National and New York City landmark.
Category: Art, History, Tours
Free!

Oct12

Toddler Pumpkin Patch Bash

at Gertrude Ederle Playground, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a day full of fun! Pick out your favorite pumpkin (while supplies last), create fall crafts, and participate in games.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct12

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

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