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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

Open House New York: Fort Tryon Park Cottage and The Heather Garden

at The Cottage (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Stone Pillars (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Garden and cottage tours start every 30 minutes (max. 20 guests).
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Talks, Open House New York
Free!

Oct15

It's My Park at Julio Carballo Fields

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

12:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join community members and partners at the Annual Fall Fest to help beautify the park's green spaces.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct15

Discovery Walks for Families: Balto’s Tree Walk

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Help us find Balto! As we follow the trail of Central Park’s most famous canine resident, we’ll meet and learn about his favorite Central Park trees.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Oct15

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct15

Adaptive Flag Football

at Victory Field (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
All is welcome to participate in our Adaptive Flag Football League. Sign up today!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports
Free!

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!

Must See
Event
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

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