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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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Sunday, October 16, 2016

Oct16

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!

Oct16

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!

Oct16

Fall Festival

at Bayswater Playground (in Bayswater Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall with an afternoon of fun activities including games, crafts, inflatables, pony rides, an obstacle course, music, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

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Oct16

It's My Park at Flushing Meadows Corona Park

at Ice Rink

12:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Knickerbocker Figure Skating Club to clean up and plant at Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct16

Open House New York: Fort Tryon Park Cottage and The Heather Garden

at The Cottage (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Stone Pillars (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Garden and cottage tours start every 30 minutes (max. 20 guests).
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Talks, Open House New York
Free!

Oct16

Open House New York: Hendrick I. Lott House

at Hendrick I. Lott House, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
At its peak in the 19th century, the Lott farm included 200 acres, and the house may have served as a stop on the Underground Railroad.
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York
Free!

Oct16

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct16

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct16

Hattie Carthan Herban Farm and Apothecary Market

at Hattie Carthan Herban Farm, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The Hattie Carthan Herban Farm and Apothecary opens this Sunday and every Sunday through Thanksgiving of this year.
Category: Markets, Food, Seniors
Free!

Oct16

Open House New York: The Edgar Allan Poe Cottage

at Edgar Allan Poe Cottage (in Poe Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Edgar Allan Poe penned many of his most enduring poetical works, from “Annabel Lee” to “The Bells", right here at Poe Cottage.
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York
Free!

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