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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 17, 2012 (x) to September 15, 2018

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Oct29

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Students split into groups according to their level of expertise, exploring movements at their own pace, whether as beginners or as more advanced students of Tai Chi.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Oct29

Family Art Project: Furry Bat Shadow-Puppet Cave

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about this shy, flying mammal and join the bat roost in a shadow-puppet cave theater.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct29

Early Childhood Math Program

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Back by popular demand! Ms. Carole Mulligan will be teaching a free early math program for kids ages three to six.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct29

It's My Park at Owl's Head Park

at 67th Street and Colonial Road Entrance (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Owl's Head Hort Group to plant, weed, and clean up at Owl's Head Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct29

It's My Park at W 88th Street Garden

at West 88th Street Tree Project, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with West 88th Street Tree Project to clean up the street tree beds and plant flower bulbs for spring.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct29

It's My Park at Rosemary's Playground

at Rosemary's Playground, Queens

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Rosemary's Playground to clean up, plant, and celebrate Halloween with a costume parade at Rosemary's Playground.
Category: Volunteer, Halloween, It's My Park, Fall Festivals
Free!

Oct29

Discovery Walks for Families: Towering Trees

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct29

Arts, Culture & Fun: Exhibit: My Body is a Landscape / The Landscape is a Body

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This exhibition of video and photography collects the array of emotions and biological forms that generate a living anatomy.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct29

Foliage Walk

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Participants can learn about why changes in leaf color occur, the chemical representation of each of the colors, and why the leaves of different species turn different hues.
Category: Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage, Waterfront
Free!

Oct29

Bushwick Compost Workday

at Aberdeen Street Community Garden, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join New York Restoration Project as we continue building a compost windrow in our storage facility.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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