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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 8, 2012 (x) to December 15, 2018

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Oct 1

33rd Annual Medieval Festival

at Margaret Corbin Drive and adjacent lawns (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

11:30 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Fort Tryon Park is transformed into a medieval market town decorated with bright banners and processional flags. Performers, guests, and festival goers dress in medieval costume.
Category: Dance, Art, Festivals, History, Best for Kids, Markets, Food, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
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Oct 1

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please note: You must arrive at noon. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent. For every rower under 12 one parent or adult guardian must be present.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Oct 1

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Forest Crew is open to community members who wish to drop in and volunteer on a weekly, bi-monthly, and monthly basis.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Oct 1

Wildlife Walk

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 1

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Oct 1

Discovery Walks for Families: Living Laboratory

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join us as we venture into the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, and investigate the design of this living laboratory.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 1

Heather Garden and Estate History Tour with Historian Robin Boomer

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join a walking tour of the Heather Garden and former Billings Estate in Fort Tryon Park with local historian Robin Boomer.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct 1

InGardens Free Jazz Concerts

at First Street Green Cultural Park Garden, Manhattan

1:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
First Street Green hosts three afternoons of free jazz concerts in partnership with presenter Arts for Art, September 24 and 30, and October 1.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Oct 1

International Raccoon Appreciation Day

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Share your creative talents and learn more about these masked mammals in honor of International Raccoon Appreciation Day.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids, Fall Festivals, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 1

Tinker Lab Fall 2017 Open House: Electronic Instruments

at Lewis H Latimer House, Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about circuitry, sketch and design, exploring different sounds, building your unique instruments, programming with Scratch, and using Makey Makey, a micro-controller.
Category: Accessible, Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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