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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 16, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Oct 4

Exhibition: Alice Austen Everyday: A Photo Series Inspired by Place

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Alice Austen's beloved home, Clear Comfort, was her muse and her window onto the world at the entrance to the New York Harbor. The vantage point from Clear Comfort is…

Oct 4

New York Road Runners Harry Murphy Cross Country (5K)

at Tortoise and Hare Statue (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Born in Brooklyn, Harry Murphy (1914-1993) was a founding member of NYRR in 1958 and co-founded the Prospect Park Track Club (PPTC) in 1970. A sign maker by trade, Murphy painted…
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Oct 4

Medieval Festival

at Margaret Corbin Drive and adjacent lawns (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

11:30 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Fort Tryon Park is transformed into a medieval market town decorated with bright banners and processional flags. Performers, guests and festival goers dress in medieval costume.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Festivals, Games, History, Best for Kids, Markets, Food, Waterfront, Fall Festivals

Must See
Oct 4


at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Each session includes instruction in simple techniques, followed by guided meditations.
Category: Fitness, Seniors

Oct 4

Get Into Gear! Celebrate the New Springville Greenway

at DSNY District 2 Garage, Staten Island

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Freshkills Park Development Team welcomes the public to celebrate the new 3.2-mile New Springville Greenway with a festival in Archtober!
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Fitness, Best for Kids

Best For
Oct 4

Yoga At Morris-Jumel Mansion

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Every Thursday and Sunday at 1 p.m., Morris-Jumel Mansion plays host to Awesome Asana Yoga, an hour-long exercise in body stretching and mind cleansing taught by Registered Yoga…
Category: Fitness

Oct 4

Garden Walking Tour in Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Discover which plants are in bloom in each of the seasons, even in the dead of winter. Learn about the garden's history, future, and secrets from Fort Tryon's expert horticulture staff.
Category: Nature, Tours

Oct 4

Astoria Park Highlights

at Parking Lot (in Astoria Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Astoria Park’s rich history features an estate of a local merchant, the inspiration for a famous foreign landmark, and the first stage on a quest for Olympic Gold.
Category: History, Tours

Oct 4

Tide Pool Exploration and Seining

at Cleveland Avenue and Mansion Avenue (in Seaside Wildlife Nature Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. This hike features tide pool exploration and seining.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Fishing, Hiking

Best For
Oct 4

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building.
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids

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