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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 7, 2012 (x) to September 15, 2018

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Oct14

It's My Park at Hoover - Manton Playgrounds

at Park House (in Hoover - Manton Playgrounds), Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Briarwood Action Network to clean-up and paint benches at Hoover - Manton Playgrounds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct14

It's My Park at St. Mary's Park

at 146th Street and St. Ann's Avenue (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Healthy and Livable Mott Haven Partnership to help beautify St. Mary's Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct14

It's My Park at Leif Ericson Park

at Leif Ericson Park Comfort Station (in Leif Ericson Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Parent Child Relationship for a general cleanup and plantings of daffodil bulbs at Leif Ericson Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct14

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Anibal Aviles Playground

at Anibal Aviles Playground, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Anibal Aviles Playground to plant bulbs at Anibal Aviles Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct14

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct14

Open House New York: Prison Ship Martyrs Monument

at Myrtle Avenue at Washington Park (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Step inside this historic monument and learn about Fort Greene Park history, the Revolutionary War, and the stories of those who perished during the war.
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York
Free!

Oct14

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.
Here's your chance to see inside of the Fort Tryon Park Cottage! Due to space, advance reservations are required.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Talks, Open House New York
Free!

Oct14

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 crafts, games, music, pumpkins, and more!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Dance, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct14

Make a Long Story Short: Mini Fiction with Joe Caliguire

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Using key elements of poetry (rhythm, imagery, diction) and prose (character, setting, dialogue), we’ll explore the imaginative and surprising ways of creating big effects in small packages.
Category: Accessible, Education, Talks
Free!

Oct14

“Truly We Live in a Dying World”: A 19th-Century Home in Mourning: Exhibition

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes of death and grief recreated in the house will explore mid-19th century mourning customs. And stage your own “postmortem” photograph in our 19th century coffin.
Category: Education, History, Theater, Tours, Halloween, Seniors

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