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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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Saturday, October 15, 2016

Oct15

Meet the Artist: 'Tree Reflections' Susan Stair

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
"True Reflections" is a mixture of mosaic and clay cast from the Osage Orange Tree, and tells the story of two parks.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Oct15

Paper Arts & Crafts: Paper Cup Penguin

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts and crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct15

Arts, Culture & Fun: SET UP & POSE! Studio Lighting Photo Workshop

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Participants will learn basic techniques of studio photography lighting and setting up equipment for a portrait shoot. Everyone will get to pose for their portrait and experience theā€¦
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Film, Theater, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Oct15

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Oct15

Open House New York: Kingsland Homestead

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
In celebration of Open House New York, Kingsland Homestead will open its doors for free public visits.
Category: History, Open House New York
Free!

Oct15

Nocturnal Wildlife

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Oct15

Yoga in the Rockaways

at Beach 94th Street, off Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Join this free yoga class celebrating 50 years of Integral yoga in the United States.
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Oct15

Movies Under the Stars: Beetlejuice

at Glendale Playground, Queens

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!
Category: Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Oct15

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Witches of Eastwick

at Carroll Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free film!
Category: Film, Halloween
Free!

Oct15

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Teen Wolf

at McKinely Park (in McKinley Park), Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
In this wildly-popular 1985 comedy, a struggling high school student (Michael J. Fox) discovers that his family has an unusual pedigree when he finds himself turning into a werewolf.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids

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