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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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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Oct12

Scarecrows: From Heartland to Horror

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Sculptor and artist Ray Villafane returns to New York Botanical Garden to create an original installation that explores the evolution of the scarecrow in the United States.
Category: Art

Oct12

Pumpkins: Playful and Plentiful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore more than 30 friendly scarecrows set among rare and unusual pumpkins and gourds in the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden.
Category: Arts & Crafts

Oct12

Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The chrysanthemum, kiku in Japanese, is the most celebrated of all Japanese fall-flowering plants, and hundreds of meticulously trained kiku will be on display.
Category: Nature, Art

Oct12

Seniors Fitness in South Oxford Park

at South Oxford Park, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across New York City. Just like City Parks Foundation’s free sports, arts, and…
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Oct12

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover the Park's most artfully designed pastoral landscapes and romantic vistas on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Oct12

Garden Centennial Exhibition

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum is pleased to present an exhibition of outdoor sculpture celebrating one hundred years of its formal garden designed by Delano & Aldrich in 1916.
Category: Nature, Seniors
Free!

Oct12

Youth Fun Programs

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

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Children and youth ages 8 years to 17 years are welcome to participate in a variety of sports,crafts and learning opportunities including: Computer Resources, Arts in Parks, Youth…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

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Oct12

Fitness Party with Mark Fisher Fitness in Hudson Park

at Hudson Park Fountains (in Hudson Park), Manhattan

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join the insanely fun Mark Fisher Fitness Team at Hudson Park for a one-hour fitness party!
Category: Fitness
Free!

Oct12

Art Inspired By...Hispanic Heritage Month

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with Art Inspired By...Amate—a type of bark paper predominantly manufactured in Mexico and used to create art pieces such as folk art paintings.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

Oct12

Adults Learn to Play Volleyball

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Learn how to serve and spike, increase upper body strength, build excellent communication skills, and positive team building.
Category: Accessible, Sports, Seniors

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