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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 November 6, 2012 (x) to September 15, 2018

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Oct14

Tree Giveaway with Jamaica Muslim Center Youth Group

at Jamaica Muslim Center, Queens

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
New York Restoration Project continues to partner with community organizations throughout the five boroughs to give away hundreds of free trees to New Yorkers during fall.
Category: Nature
Free!

Oct14

Ranger's Choice: Archery

at Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Stay on target with the Urban Park Rangers and experience the art and lessons of archery.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct14

Garden Walk: Late-Season Blooms

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Late-blooming plants like asters, dahlias and salvias create a spectacle equal to that of spring. Asst. Director of Horticulture Matthew Turnbull shares his seasonal floral favorites.
Category: Nature, Tours

Oct14

CONVERGENCE: Philosophy, Science, and Nature Art Exhibition

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Lines of Philosophy, Science, and Nature meet to produce a show of original art.
Category: Nature, Art, History
Free!

Oct14

Discovery Walks for Families: Towering Trees

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak!
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Fall Foliage
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct14

Turn & Learn (NYC Compost Project)

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
earn sustainable landscape management practices and help us make compost.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Oct14

Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying…
Category: Best for Kids, Theater, Halloween

Best For
Kids
Oct14

SkowheganPerforms

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The site-specific works are interspersed throughout the landscape and public artworks, and are inspired by the park's unique outdoor waterfront setting and the 2017 Socrates Annual.
Category: Art, Theater
Free!

Oct14

Interpretive Reading of Mark Twain's "The War Prayer": Kiran Chandra

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
"Call & Response" artist Kiran Chandra presents an interpretive reading of Mark Twain’s controversial 1905 text "The War Prayer," performed in front of her outdoor installation.
Category: Art, History

Oct14

Adults Create Your Own Holiday Wrapping Paper

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Adults will make their own, creative gift wrapping paper for the coming holidays. Participants wlll take inspiration from fall and winter seasons, as well as the holidays for each month.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Thanksgiving, Winter Holidays
Free!

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