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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 5, 2012 (x) to December 30, 2017

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Oct15

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct15

Open House New York: Conference House Park

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore Conference House Park and its historic houses!
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront, Open House New York, Hiking
Free!

Oct15

Nature Walk Conference House Park Edition

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
As part of Open House New York, NYC Parks, Protectors of Pine Oak Woods, and the Nature Conservancy will be leading a nature walk at Conference House Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Waterfront, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct15

Fall Festival

at Victory Field (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall with live music, games, crafts, pumpkins, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Food, Seniors, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct15

Discover Bartow-Pell Day

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy mansion and carriage house tours by costumed docents, as well as family activities, including garden walks, wigwam explorations, trail hikes, and children’s crafts.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Fall Festivals
Free!

Oct15

Open House New York Weekend at Bartow-Pell

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum educators will take visitors through the mansion and circa 1850 carriage house to highlight the splendid Greek Revival interiors and an impressive collection.
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York
Free!

Oct15

Bronx Fiction Writers: Joe Okonkwo

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
"Jazz Moon" (2016) author Joe Okonkwo will lead a workshop to help writers master how to transport readers to a certain time and place by showing rather than telling.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Oct15

Canoemobile in VCP: Free Canoe Rides

at Van Cortlandt Golf House (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park at Van Cortlandt Lake for a fun afternoon of free canoe rides in 24-foot-long Voyageur canoes with Wilderness Inquiry.
Category: Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct15

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!

Oct15

It's My Park at St. Nicholas Park

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of St. Nicholas Park for a general park cleanup of St. Nicholas Park.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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