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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 August 30, 2017

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Oct17

It's My Park at St. Nicholas Park

at West 135th Street Plaza (in St. Nicholas Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join the Friends of St. Nicholas Park for their Annual Fall Cleanup as they conduct a general cleanup, rake, and plant bulbs.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct17

Honey Tastings

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
You’ll be amazed at the complex flavors of different varieties of honey! Sample a few, then purchase your favorite to take home.
Category: Food, Fall Festivals
Free!

Oct17

The Amazing Maize Maze

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

11:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Ready to be amaaazed? Kids and adults alike will have fun finding their way out of this 3-acre corn labyrinth! The adventure begins with a "Stalk Talk" to prepare you…
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids, Fall Festivals

Must See
Event
Oct17

Open House New York

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join free tours of Clear Comfort, Alice Austen’s historic home, featuring a glimpse into Alice’s darkroom.
Category: History
Free!

Oct17

Exhibition: Alice Austen Everyday: A Photo Series Inspired by Place

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Alice Austen's beloved home, Clear Comfort, was her muse and her window onto the world at the entrance to the New York Harbor. The vantage point from Clear Comfort is…
Free!

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

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