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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 September 15, 2018

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Oct15

Open House New York: Alice Austen House

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
In celebration of Open House New York, enjoy free tours of Clear Comfort, including Alice Austen’s darkroom.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront, Open House New York
Free!

Oct15

Wallabout Historic Walking Tour

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The walk will discuss how the neighborhood has developed since the Dutch first arrived in the early 1600s, and highlight notable residents.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Oct15

Open House New York: Prison Ship Martyrs Monument

at Prison Ship Martyrs Monument (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Step inside this historic monument and learn about the Fort Greene Park history and the Revolutionary War. Tours are about 20 to 30 minutes long, and are offered throughout the day.
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct15

Morgan Powell East NY Garden Tour

at East New York Farms, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for our second annual walking tour of East New York gardens in memory of gardener, activist, and historian Morgan Powell.
Category: Tours
Free!

Oct15

Culture & Arts Festival

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Morris-Jumel Mansion's annual CAFe celebrates the uniquely diverse arts and culture of New York, from Broadway performers to authors to craft artisans to local restaurants.
Category: Art, History, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct15

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct15

It's My Park at Washington Market Park

at Community Garden (in Washington Market Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with The Friends of Washington Market Park for a family activity planting bulbs in Washington Market Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct15

It's My Park at Harlem River Park

at East 135th Street and Madison Avenue, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Trash Hero New York to weed and do general cleanup at Harlem River Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

Oct15

It's My Park at Thomas Greene Playground

at Thomas Greene Playground, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Thomas Greene Park to plant and mulch flower beds. NYC DOT will also be on-site to distribute free bike helmets at Thomas Greene Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct15

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Ruppert Park

at Second Avenue Entrance (in Ruppert Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.

Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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