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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 18, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Oct 3

CANCELLED: Summer on the Hudson: Hoops and Loops Festival

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Celebrate World Hoop Day by dancing to live looped music by multiple talented artists. Bring your hoop and your sense of exploration and get down.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 3

SkowheganPerforms at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
SkowheganPerforms, now in its fifth season, invites Skowhegan alumni to activate the entire park with an afternoon of performance and art. The site-specific works are interspersed…
Category: Art, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 3

Wave Hill Gallery Tour

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

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The act of exploring, recording and recounting is central to the artistic practice of many artists. The fall exhibition, Field Notes, brings together three artists—Matthew…
Category: Education, Art, Best for Kids, Tours, Seniors

Best For
Kids
Oct 3

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

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

2:00 p.m.2:45 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 3

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Oct 3

Le Petit Zen Art: Still Life

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature Zen works of art (4"x6" or less) using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, and ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Oct 3

Kids Crafts: Scharen Knippen

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall at Lefferts with the old Dutch craft Scharen Knippen. Cut out autumn and halloween scenes and patterns some designed in the 19th century by Mrs. Lefferts herself. While…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids, Halloween

Best For
Kids
Oct 3

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Corner of 5th Ave and Garfield Place

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Oct 3

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month

Oct 3

ArtWalk: Art + The Built Environment in Sunset Park & Industry City, Brooklyn

at MoreArt Art Walk Sunset Park, Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit one of Brooklyn’s most diverse neighborhoods and discover local art and architecture as More Art celebrates the closing of its summer programs.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Talks
Free!

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