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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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Sunday, October 16, 2016

Oct16

Open House New York: Hendrick I. Lott House

at Hendrick I. Lott House, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
At its peak in the 19th century, the Lott farm included 200 acres, and the house may have served as a stop on the Underground Railroad.
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York
Free!

Oct16

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!

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Oct16

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct16

Hattie Carthan Herban Farm and Apothecary Market

at Hattie Carthan Herban Farm, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The Hattie Carthan Herban Farm and Apothecary opens this Sunday and every Sunday through Thanksgiving of this year.
Category: Markets, Food, Seniors
Free!

Oct16

Open House New York: The Edgar Allan Poe Cottage

at Edgar Allan Poe Cottage (in Poe Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Edgar Allan Poe penned many of his most enduring poetical works, from “Annabel Lee” to “The Bells", right here at Poe Cottage.
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York
Free!

Oct16

Open House New York: Museum of Bronx History at the Valentine-Varian House

at Valentine-Varian House (in Valentine Varian House), Bronx

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
One of the city’s oldest buildings was donated to the Bronx County Historical Society in 1965.
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York
Free!

Oct16

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!

Oct16

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Garden admission prices: $8 Adults, $4 Students and Seniors 65+, $2 Children 6+, Free to Members and children under 6
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Oct16

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct16

It's My Park at Macneil Park

at MacNeil Park Entrance (in Macneil Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for a great day caring for and learning about our shoreline!
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

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