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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.

Viewing 12,071–12,080 out of 13,494 events
from October 13, 2012 (x) to September 15, 2018

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Oct 8

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Oct 8

Coming Out Day Picnic

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy festivities and food on the lawn. Presented in partnership with Pride Center of Staten Island.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours, Food, Waterfront
Free!

Oct 8

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Oct 8

Concert: Bridget Kibbey & The Sebastians

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Sensational harpist Bridget Kibbey joins forces with The Sebastians, an ensemble known for "elegant string playing" (Early Music Today), to perform "Bach's Toccata & Fugue in D Minor."
Category: Concerts

Oct 8

Sport of Kings in Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens, Flushing Town Hall, Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
This exhibition details the history of thorouhbred horse racing in Queens from those early days 350 years ago to the present.
Category: History

Oct 8

Nature Photography: Fort Tryon Park

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Bring your camera and join photographer Michael Palma as you capture the park's natural assets, such as rock outcrops, foliage, trees, and plants from behind the lens.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Oct 8

Pelleas et Melisande

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
A theatrical puppet experience that tells the story of doomed love based on Maurice Maeterlinck’s play. Set to a composition by Arnold Schoenberg, the audience is take on a…
Category: Theater

Monday, October 9, 2017

Oct 9

Bryant Park Fall Birding Tours

at Andrew Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Located in the heart of midtown, 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!

Oct 9

My Grown Up & Me

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…
Category: Best for Kids

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Oct 9

CANCELLED: Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival

at The Rose Garden This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help beautify two of the park’s most elegant locations: the Vale of Cashmere and the Rose Garden.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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