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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 11, 2012 (x) to December 30, 2017

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Oct20

Seniors Fitness in Carl Schurz Park

at Carl Schurz Main Lawn (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across New York City. Just like City Parks Foundation’s free sports, arts, and…
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Oct20

Exhibition - My Father's Son: Photographs by Irwin Silver and Mitchell Silver

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
For this unique show, a collection of photographs by Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP and his late father Irwin Silver are displayed side by side.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Oct20

Greenbelt Peepers

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, two-year-old kids and their caregivers will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

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Oct20

Seniors Fitness in Inwood Hill Park

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across New York City. Just like City Parks Foundation’s free sports, arts, and…
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Oct20

Prospect Park Alliance Thursday Corps

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The group meets at a different location every week helping in a variety of landscape and horticultural projects.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Oct20

Shape Up NYC: Dance Movement for Fitness

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join us for this adult Shape Up class featuring stretches and exercises to world music for fitness, health, and well-being.
Category: Accessible, Fitness
Free!

Oct20

Arts, Culture & Fun: Exhibit: My Body is a Landscape / The Landscape is a Body

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This exhibition of video and photography collects the array of emotions and biological forms that generate a living anatomy.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct20

Scarecrows: From Heartland to Horror

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Sculptor and artist Ray Villafane returns to New York Botanical Garden to create an original installation that explores the evolution of the scarecrow in the United States.
Category: Art

Oct20

Pumpkins: Playful and Plentiful

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore more than 30 friendly scarecrows set among rare and unusual pumpkins and gourds in the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden.
Category: Arts & Crafts

Oct20

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

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