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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 9, 2012 (x) to September 15, 2018

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Oct12

CANCELLED: Tour The Battery

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 134,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and more!
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct12

Women With Wings Art Exhibit

at Maggie's Garden (NYRP), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This exhibit features a series of artworks inspired by the women of New York, including the historical and contemporary women who make Uptown Manhattan a diverse and vibrant community.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct12

The Uni Project Reading Room at Washington Square Park

at Northwest Corner Seating Area (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

2:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Stop by the open-air reading room for a day of fun!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct12

Double Dutch

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Calling all jump rope enthusiasts to take your rope skills to the next level. Come join us for weekly double dutch instruction. This class is to open to children of all skill…
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct12

Bryant Park Fall Birding Tours

at Andrew Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Bryant Park is a hotspot for avian visitors and birders alike. Past sightings include warblers, tanagers, vireos, thrushes, and even a Chuck-will's-widow!
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Oct12

Triangular Double Raised Bed Design

at 462 Halsey Community Garden, Brooklyn

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Need a raised bed for a corner or just looking for interesting raised bed designs? Come learn how to measure angles and put together a triangular, double-height raised bed.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Oct12

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join artist Amy DiGi for a rooftop watercolor painting and monotypes printmaking workshop, hosted in partnership with the Art Students League’s Seeds of the League program!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Seniors
Free!

Oct12

Wheelchair Basketball

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!
Category: Accessible

Oct12

Public Art Exhibition Opening: Triquetra for Healing by Julia Sinelnikova

at Park House Lawn (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The artist, Julia Sinelnikova, also known as The Oracle, will present a spoken word and movement performance within the artwork, which will be illuminated with projections for this night only.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Art, Talks
Free!

Oct12

Open Track Night

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This weekly event is an opportunity for adult runners and walkers of all abilities to utilize world-class Icahn Stadium!
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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