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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 13, 2012 (x) to September 15, 2018

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Oct15

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Oct15

Ranger's Choice: Green-Wood Cemetery History Tour

at Green-Wood Cemetery

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about the famous New Yorkers buried here as we explore the rolling acres that surround the graves, tombs, and mausoleums of this peaceful place.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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Event
Oct15

Discovery Walks for Families: Living Laboratory

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join us as we venture into the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, and investigate the design of this living laboratory.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

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Event
Oct15

Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying…
Category: Best for Kids, Theater, Halloween

Best For
Kids
Oct15

Public Art Exhibition Opening: Face of Railroad Park by Matthew Westerby and Harold Simmons

at Courtlandt Avenue and East 161st Street (in Railroad Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the new public art installation"Faces of Railroad Park" with a fun afternoon of performances, kid-friendly activities, and art making.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Dance, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct15

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

Oct15

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Step out of the bustling city and see the part of Central Park that most resembles the Adirondack Mountains.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Oct15

It's My Park at Maria Hernandez Park

at Park House (in Maria Hernandez Park), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Keep Bushwick Beautiful to plant daffodil bulbs and generally beautify Maria Hernandez Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct15

Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh tour

at Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about the ecology of the space, view wildlife up close, and learn how the island’s history has shaped our natural areas.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Oct15

From Parlor to Grave: 1865 Funeral Reenactment and Graveyard Procession

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Join us in the Museum’s double parlor as we recreate the 1865 funeral service of Seabury Tredwell and discuss the funerary customs of 19th century New York City.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Halloween, Talks

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