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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 8, 2016

Oct 8

Friends of Wingate Park's Fifth Annual Halloween Family Fun Day and Movie Night

at Wingate Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.10:00 p.m.
We look forward to celebrating Halloween with you!
Category: Best for Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 8

Bike New York: Learn to Ride - Kids

at 10th Street and Avenue A (in Tompkins Square Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn to Ride - Kids is a free group class for children who are ready to ditch their training wheels and ride a two-wheeler for the first time.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 8

Mott Haven Gardens and History Walking Tour

at Padre Plaza, Success Garden (in ), Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come discover hundreds of years of local history as we walk one mile of the historic Mott Haven community.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Oct 8

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Oct 8

The Amazing Maize Maze

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Ready to be amaaazed? Kids and adults alike will have a blast finding their way out of this three-acre corn maze! The adventure begins with a "Stalk Talk" to prepare you for…
Category: Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Fall Festivals

Best For
Kids
Oct 8

How to Minimize the Stray/Feral Cat Populations

at South Jamaica Library, Queens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) and colony care in this hands-on workshop.
Category: Education
Free!

Oct 8

Pumpkin Patch

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
October is Pumpkin Month at Queens Farm! Enjoy wandering through our patch to find your perfect pumpkin.
Category: Halloween, Fall Festivals

Oct 8

CANCELLED: Celebrate Rainey Park

at Under the trees by the playground (in Rainey Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Green Shores NYC in creating a community vision for Rainey Park! You'll be helping Astoria and NYC Parks to find funding to improve this waterfront park.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, Volunteer, It's My Park, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 8

It's My Park at Tappen Park

at Village Hall (in Tappen Park), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Historic Tappen Park Community Partnership to clean and beautify Tappen Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 8

Fall Into Fall Harvest Festival

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate autumn in the park at the mansion!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, Games, History, Best for Kids, Food, Fall Festivals

Best For
Kids

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