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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 21, 2017

Oct21

Fall Festival

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Activities will include apple cider pressing, cornhusk doll making, crazy quilt square making, a historic cooking demonstration with an interpreter, and a tour.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Fall Festivals
Free!

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Kids
Oct21

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Public Art in NYC Parks

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Bryan Roessel will be performing spoken word and hosting a nature poetry open mic.Also, contribute to a collaborative mural and learn more about public art in NYC Parks.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct21

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!

Oct21

Outdoor Performance: Joiri Minaya, "Containers"

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
"Call & Response" artist Joiri Minaya’s outdoor performance in the Monocot Garden features performers in tropical print body-suits moving through a variety of poses.
Category: Dance, Nature, Art

Oct21

Kids Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids have fun creating art out of paper.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Thanksgiving, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct21

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours
Free!

Oct21

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Oct21

Music in the Garden: Ustad Shafaat Khan

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Sitar and tabla Maestro Ustad Shafaat Khan is a world-renowned Indian classical musician who has performed with Stevie Wonder and has released three CDs produced by Dr. Deepak Chopra.
Category: Concerts

Oct21

The Night Sky

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Oct21

Movies Under the Stars: The Haunted Mansion (2003)

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
A real-estate agent mistakenly has his family stay in a haunted house.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

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