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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.

Viewing 12,031–12,040 out of 13,544 events
from November 6, 2012 (x) to September 15, 2018

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Oct 1

Tinker Lab Fall 2017 Open House: Electronic Instruments

at Lewis H Latimer House, Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about circuitry, sketch and design, exploring different sounds, building your unique instruments, programming with Scratch, and using Makey Makey, a micro-controller.
Category: Accessible, Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 1

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Oct 1

The Amazing Michael’s Juggling Show at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Michael Karas presents a world-class juggling show full of jaw-dropping stunts, exciting audience participation, and hilarious physical comedy.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 1

Field Trip to the Gardens at the Met Cloisters

at The Met Cloisters (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the medieval gardens at the Met Cloisters. We’ll discuss historical garden design, edible and ornamental plant choices, art, and horticultural and architectural practices.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History, Tours
Free!

Oct 1

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Enjoy this walk through the park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Oct 1

Meet the Artists: Beth Ganz & Mona Kamal

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us at this artist talk in Wave Hill House. Artists Beth Ganz and Mona Kamal each discuss their projects on view.
Category: Art, Talks

Oct 1

Summer on the Hudson: Art in the Park Potluck Artist Talk

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Meet, greet, and potluck picnic on September 30 with Riverside Park South artist Samantha Holmes to learn about our newest sculpture on display, "Hell Gate Cairns".
Category: Education, Art, Festivals, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Oct 1

Socrates Annual Opening

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please join us on October 1 for the opening of the 2017 Socrates Annual featuring fifteen artworks selected through our competitive open-call selection process.
Category: Nature, Art, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 1

The Amazing Michael’s Juggling Show at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Michael Karas presents a world-class juggling show full of jaw-dropping stunts, exciting audience participation, and hilarious physical comedy.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, October 2, 2017

Oct 2

Bryant Park Fall Birding Tours

at Andrew Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Located in the heart of midtown, Bryant Park is a hotspot for avian visitors and birders alike. Past sightings include warblers, tanagers, vireos, thrushes, and even a Chuck-will's-widow!
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

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