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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 December 15, 2018

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Oct 1

Crochet Meet Group

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
This is a friendly group of parents interested in learning crochet to teach their children
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Oct 1

Isca Greenfield-Sanders: Playground Parachutes Public Art Exhibit Opening

at Vesuvio Playground, Manhattan

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This event celebrates the opening of "Playground Parachutes," a new public art installation by artist Isca Greenfield-Sanders.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct 1

St. Mary's Recreation Center Open House

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy a fun day of free workouts in the cardio and weight rooms, a family swim in the pool, a meet-and-greet with the managers, and a family scavenger hunt in the park.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Games, Sports, Seniors
Free!

Oct 1

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Oct 1

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct 1

Harlem Grown Volunteer Day at 131st Street Farm

at Harlem Grown 131st Street Farm Garden

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer activities include farm maintenance tasks, such as watering, weeding, planting, or cleaning. Volunteers of all ages are welcome!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Oct 1

Candle-Making Drop-in Workshop

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Try your hand at creating an assortment of beeswax candles to take home and enjoy.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature

Oct 1

Bees and Beekeeping Information Station

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Chat with beekeepers, try on beekeeping gear, peek inside a hive, and learn fascinating facts about honeybees.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

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Oct 1

Kids Shapes and Colors Hike

at Silver Lake Park, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Compare leaves of all shapes and colors on a guided fall foliage hike through Silver Lake Park.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage, Hiking
Free!

Oct 1

Third Annual Fall Festival

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Celebrate the harvest season! This festival for all will feature cider pressing, puppet making, face painting, live jazz, and a tasting with Dyckman Beer.
Category: Education, Concerts, Art, Festivals, Games, History, Food, Seniors, Fall Festivals
Free!

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