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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

Ranger's Choice: Archery

at Willowbrook Park, Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This program is a beginner's guide to archery. All equipment will be provided.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

Oct15

Fall Festival

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Stop by King Manor and make corn husk dolls, churn butter the old-fashioned way, press apple cider, play historic games and learn to dance like it's 1805!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, History, Best for Kids, Fall Festivals
Free!

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Oct15

Open House New York: King Manor

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Tour the home of Rufus King, author and signer of the Constitution, two-term New York Senator and anti-slavery advocate; and his son John King, abolitionist and New York governor.
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York
Free!

Oct15

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hear about the people who once called Wave Hill home, among them Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt, Bashford Dean, and Arturo Toscanini.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Oct15

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct15

Soccer Aerobics

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Adults ages 18 and older are invited to learn, play, and compete in soccer. Have fun while learning and practicing this exciting game.
Category: Sports, Seniors

Oct15

It's My Park at James J Walker Park

at Playground (in James J Walker Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of JJ Walker Playground to do a cleanup and planting project at James J Walker Park. There will also be arts and crafts for the kids!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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 the…
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Film, Theater, Talks, Seniors
Free!

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