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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 August 30, 2017

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Oct10

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The North Woods is the largest of the park's three woodlands, offering people and wildlife a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Oct10

Le Petit Zen Art: Still Life

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature Zen works of art (4"x6" or less) using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, and ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Oct10

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
Oct10

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

Oct10

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Presents The Comedy of Errors

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Mistaken identity leads to delightful mayhem in the Bard’s classic play about two sets of twins separated by stormy seas. Space is limited so please RSVP to reserve your seat.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks, High Bridge
Free!

Oct10

NYC Parks Free Wheelchair Flag Football League

at Victory Field (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The league welcomes all persons with disabilities who use wheelchairs to take part in instructional drills, strategy, and game play.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports
Free!

Oct10

Bats at Belvedere

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
See live bats and learn about bats that live in Central Park through an educational presentation. The Organization for Bat Conservation will teach us how to spot and identify our…
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct10

Monster Mash-Ups Movie Series: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

at South Lawn (in Dyker Beach Park), Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Sometimes the dead don't stay dead. And, it's really annoying.
Category: Festivals, Film, Halloween
Free!

Oct10

Astronomy: The Draconids Meteor Shower

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Let the Urban Park Rangers be your guide as we witness the Draconids meteor shower, which produces around 10 meteors per hour.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct10

Movies Under the Stars: The Wiz

at Owen F. Dolen Park, Bronx

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

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