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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 6, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Oct11

Family Nature Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a family-friendly walk through the gardens or woodlands.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Fall Foliage, Seniors

Best For
Kids
Oct11

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building.
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct11

Art Workshop: Beyond the Scenic Hudson–Plein Air Painting

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
View Matthew Friday’s Hudson River-inspired installation in Glyndor Gallery, then join him outdoors to paint the glorious autumn landscape using handmade pigments.
Category: Nature, Art, Talks, Seniors

Oct11

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at 9th Avenue and W 46th Street

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Oct11

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Fall Foliage, Seniors

Best For
Kids
Oct11

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Oct11

Fall 2015 Overlook Concerts - Bluegrass

at 116th Street Overlook (in Riverside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Enjoy a performance by the Columbia University Bluegrass Band. Born out of the oldest music in this country, Bluegrass uses traditional instruments and vocal harmonies to create this rousing sound.
Category: Concerts
Free!

Oct11

Plein Air Landscape Painting Workshop

at Billings Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
in this watercolor painting class, we will make small paintings using warm autumn colors. The workshop will cover planning a sketch, perspective, and basic watercolor techniques.
Category: Nature, Art, Fall Foliage
Free!

Oct11

Kids Crafts: Scharen Knippen

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall at Lefferts with the old Dutch craft Scharen Knippen. Cut out autumn and halloween scenes and patterns some designed in the 19th century by Mrs. Lefferts herself. While…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids, Halloween

Best For
Kids
Oct11

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month

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