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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 15, 2016

Oct15

Open House New York Weekend at Bartow-Pell

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum educators will take visitors through the mansion and circa 1850 carriage house to highlight the splendid Greek Revival interiors and an impressive collection.
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York
Free!

Oct15

Bronx Fiction Writers: Joe Okonkwo

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
"Jazz Moon" (2016) author Joe Okonkwo will lead a workshop to help writers master how to transport readers to a certain time and place by showing rather than telling.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Oct15

Canoemobile in VCP: Free Canoe Rides

at Van Cortlandt Golf House (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park at Van Cortlandt Lake for a fun afternoon of free canoe rides in 24-foot-long Voyageur canoes with Wilderness Inquiry.
Category: Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

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Oct15

Garden Centennial Exhibition

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum is pleased to present an exhibition of outdoor sculpture celebrating one hundred years of its formal garden designed by Delano & Aldrich in 1916.
Category: Nature, Seniors
Free!

Oct15

It's My Park at St. Nicholas Park

at West 135th Street Plaza (in St. Nicholas Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of St. Nicholas Park for a general park cleanup of St. Nicholas Park.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct15

It's My Park at St. Nicholas Park

at 135 Street Lawn (in St. Nicholas Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteers will pick up liter and place it in pink polka dot trash bags. Come join in and have some fun.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct15

It's My Park at Sara D. Roosevelt Park

at M'finda Kalunga Community Garden (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Sara D. Roosevelt Park Coalition to help do a big fall cleanup in the garden and plant bulbs at M'Finda Kalunga Garden in Sara D. Roosevelt Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct15

Pooch Parade and Howl-Ween

at New Dorp Lane and Cedar Grove Avenue (in Great Kills Park), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Kids and their best buds get a chance to show off their costumes as well as enter contests such as Pet-Owner Lookalike, Fluffiest tail, and more.
Category: Best for Kids, Dogs, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct15

Open House New York: Fort Tryon Park Cottage and The Heather Garden

at The Cottage (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Stone Pillars (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Garden and cottage tours start every 30 minutes (max. 20 guests).
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Talks, Open House New York
Free!

Oct15

It's My Park at Julio Carballo Fields

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

12:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join community members and partners at the Annual Fall Fest to help beautify the park's green spaces.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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