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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 December 15, 2018

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Oct14

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!

Oct14

Storytime & Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

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Kids
Oct14

Nocturnal Wildlife

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as they search for some of the lesser-seen creatures of the night.
Category: Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Oct14

Astronomy: Phases of the Moon

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Get set to hike up the the dark sections of the park away from the neighborhood lights. The Overlook Meadow provides a great viewing location of the night sky.
Category: Astronomy, Hiking
Free!

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Oct15

Hattie Carthan Community Sunday Farmers Market

at Hattie Carthan Garden (in Hattie Carthan Community Garden), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Sunday market reopens for a fifth season July 30, 2017 on the farm, with a series of healing events which highlight the value of herbs and non-invasive healing modalities for humans.
Category: Markets, Food

Oct15

Cunningham Park Farmers Market

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Purchase local dairy, vegetable, fruit, and meat products, as well as baked goods and drinks at this weekly farmers market.
Category: Markets, Food
Free!

Oct15

Family Art Project: October Treasures

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore Wave Hill to see the treasures autumn trees have laid upon the grounds. Use your findings, buttons, small stones and a bit of sparkle to make a home for your nature collection.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct15

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birders - Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Why do birds flock to Central Park every spring and fall? We’ll find out as we explore Central Park’s woodlands, and learn the basics of bird identification.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct15

Open House New York: Jeffrey's Hook Lighthouse

at 181 Street and Riverside Drive (in Fort Washington Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Rediscover the history of this unique landmark. As part of Open House New York, join the Urban Park Rangers on guided tours of Jeffrey's Hook Lighthouse.
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York
Free!

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Oct15

Coastal Cleanup

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Coastal Cleanup Volunteers give back to the community by helping us remove hundreds of pounds of trash from Pier 1 salt marshes and beaches.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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