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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 11, 2012 (x) to September 15, 2018

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Oct 7

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 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 7

It's My Park at Wolfe's Pond Park

at Wolfe's Pond Park House (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with New York City Mountain Bike Association to clean the trails at Wolfe's Pond Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 7

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 7

Annual Pumpkin Festival at the Carousel for All Children

at Willowbrook Park, Staten Island

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for our annual Pumpkin Festival where the "prettiest pumpkins prevail in our patch!"
Category: Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 7

Hawk Watch at Moses Mountain

at Rockland Road and Meisner Avenue, Staten Island

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
It's possible to see red-tailed hawks, falcons, osprey, red-shouldered hawks, and more on this trip!
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 7

Summer on the Hudson: Little Red Lighthouse Festival

at Little Red Lighthouse (in Fort Washington Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse with visits to the lighthouse interior, readings of eponymous children’s book, fishing clinics, live music, food vendors, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Festivals, Games, History, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Fall Festivals, Fishing
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 7

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance for a bird-watching walk and learn about Prospect Park's magnificent array of birds and how to identify them!
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Oct 7

“Truly We Live in a Dying World”: A 19th-Century Home in Mourning: Exhibition

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes of death and grief recreated in the house will explore mid-19th century mourning customs. And stage your own “postmortem” photograph in our 19th century coffin.
Category: Education, History, Theater, Tours, Halloween, Seniors

Oct 7

Fall Festival

at Brookville Boulevard and 144 Avenue (in Brookville Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks & Council Member Richards for a day of fun activities including crafts, face painting, games, a pumpkin patch, a visit from the Nature Company, music, and more!
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 7

Arts, Culture & Fun: Community Visioning Sessions for Community Art Day

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Share your ideas for the mural at the Community Visioning Meetings and join us for Community Art Day to paint the container with artist Nathalia Griffith.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art
Free!

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