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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 21, 2012 (x) to September 15, 2018

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Oct21

Tricks and Treats at Le Carrousel Bryant Park

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Calling all princesses and superheroes, ghouls and goblins too…it’s time for the annual Halloween partay at Le SCCARROUSEL in Bryant Park!
Category: Best for Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct21

Outdoor Skills: Fire Making

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly while exploring the great outdoors. All programs are family-friendly, but are recommended for ages 8 years and older.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Oct21

Discovery Walk for Families: PARKitecture

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Help us to decode the sculpted secrets of Bethesda Terrace, and discover how nature inspires Central Park's art and design.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct21

CONVERGENCE: Philosophy, Science, and Nature Art Exhibition

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Lines of Philosophy, Science, and Nature meet to produce a show of original art.
Category: Nature, Art, History
Free!

Oct21

Turn & Learn: NYC Compost Project

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy the fresh air and beautiful surroundings while working on the NYC Compost Project demonstration site. Learn sustainable landscape management practices and help us make compost.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Oct21

Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying…
Category: Best for Kids, Theater, Halloween

Best For
Kids
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!

Best For
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

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