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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

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Oct15

Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The chrysanthemum, kiku in Japanese, is the most celebrated of all Japanese fall-flowering plants, and hundreds of meticulously trained kiku will be on display.
Category: Nature, Art

Oct15

Arts, Culture & Fun: Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month in the Heights

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with music, dance, performances, art, and more!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Food, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct15

Birding: Fall Migration

at Union Turnpike Parking Lot (in Cunningham Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Oct15

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Students split into groups according to their level of expertise, exploring movements at their own pace, whether as beginners or as more advanced students of Tai Chi.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Oct15

Family Art Project: Farming and Patterned History

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
While thinking about what it means to own and to reconnect, use cloth and paper silhouettes to collage and re-imagine personal histories and create new stories.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct15

Early Childhood Math Program

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Back by popular demand! Ms. Carole Mulligan will be teaching a free early math program for kids ages three to six.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct15

It's My Park at MacDonald Park

at MacDonald Park Sitting Area (in MacDonald Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of MacDonald Park to clean up MacDonald Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct15

It's My Park at Owl's Head Park

at 67th Street and Colonial Road Entrance (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Owl's Head Hort Group to plant, weed, and clean up at Owl's Head Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct15

It's My Park at St. Vartan Park

at Garden Area (in St. Vartan Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
For the end of the It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of St. Vartan Park to help rake, weed, mulch, and plant bulbs in St. Vartan Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct15

It's My Park at J. Hood Wright Park

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of J Hood Wright Park to do general cleanup and plant flower bulbs in the landscaped areas in J. Hood Wright Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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