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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

Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The chrysanthemum, kiku in Japanese, is the most celebrated of all Japanese fall-flowering plants, and hundreds of meticulously trained kiku will be on display.
Category: Nature, Art

Oct15

Early Childhood Math Program

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Back by popular demand! Ms. Carole Mulligan will be teaching a free early math program for kids ages three to six.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct15

Sherman Creek Stewardship Day: Park Reforestation

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

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come plant native trees, shrubs, and perennials in sites cleared of invasive and non-native plants. Learn how to properly plan a site to ensure the maximum survival and health of your plants.
Category: Waterfront
Free!

Oct15

It's My Park at First Park

at Handball Court Entrance (in First Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with First Street Block Association and neighbors to help plant bulbs and do a cleanup at First Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct15

Crochet Meet Group

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
This is a friendly group of parents interested in learning crochet to teach their children
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Oct15

Wallabout Historic Walking Tour

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The walk will discuss how the neighborhood has developed since the Dutch first arrived in the early 1600s, and highlight notable residents.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Oct15

Queens Food Day

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
In honor of World Food Day, Socrates Sculpture Park and GrowNYC Greenmarket will host a fun and educational day of learning, cooking, and eating.
Category: Festivals, Food, Waterfront, Fall Festivals
Free!

Oct15

Open House New York: Prison Ship Martyrs Monument

at Prison Ship Martyrs Monument (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Step inside this historic monument and learn about the Fort Greene Park history and the Revolutionary War. Tours are about 20 to 30 minutes long, and are offered throughout the day.
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct15

It's My Park at Washington Market Park

at Community Garden (in Washington Market Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with The Friends of Washington Market Park for a family activity planting bulbs in Washington Market Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct15

It's My Park at Harlem River Park

at East 135th Street and Madison Avenue, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Trash Hero New York to weed and do general cleanup at Harlem River Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

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