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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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Saturday, October 17, 2015

Oct17

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Hear about those who once called Wave Hill home, among them Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt, Bashford Dean, and Arturo Toscanini.
Category: History, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Oct17

It's My Park at Washington Market Park

at Washington Market Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, Friends of Washington Market Park and the park gardener will host a family activity to plant bulbs in the park that will become wonderful spring flowers!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct17

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct17

Bronx Crime and Noir Writers Society Workshop Hosted By Charlie Vazquez

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This workshop will come together every third Saturday to participate in writing prompts, readings, and critiques.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Oct17

It's My Park at Minetta Green

at Minetta Green, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join local residents and kids as they plant bulbs for spring flowers in this Village park garden! Come along and meet some neighbors!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct17

Open House New York: Ecology Walk at Conference House Park

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Natural Areas Conservancy will offer a guided tour of the park's natural landscape.
Category: Nature, Tours, Hiking
Free!

Oct17

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Games
Free!

Oct17

It's My Park at Christopher Park

at Christopher Street and 7th Avenue (in Christopher Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
At this Its My Park project join Christopher Park Alliance volunteers as they do a park clean up and see the work done in this great neighborhood park this year!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct17

Morgan Powell Tribute Walk and Tree Dedication

at United Community Centers - East New York Farms Project (in ), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Along the way we'll see greenhouses from the inside out, watch bees take flight from their beehives, and understand the construction of chicken coops and composting systems.
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

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Oct17

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at 193rd Street and 81st Avenue

11:00 a.m.2:00 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!

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