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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 21, 2017

Oct21

Fall Foliage Walk: Trees of Prospect Park

at Prospect Park Picnic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Let our Urban Park Ranger naturalists explain why leaves change colors and introduce you to the diversity of trees found in our urban forests.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage, Hiking
Free!

Oct21

Central Park: Olmsted's Vision

at West 72nd and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Ranger's for a stroll through Central Park and discover the vision Frederick Olmsted had for the design of the park.
Category: History
Free!

Oct21

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Oct21

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 historic Wallabout neighborhood has developed since the Dutch first arrived in the early 1600s and highlight notable residents and landmarks.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Oct21

2nd Annual Scarecrow Building Competition

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come create your very own scarecrow! Members will cast votes for best scarecrows throughout the week leading up to the Halloween festival on October 29th. All finished…
Free!

Oct21

It’s Happening! Celebrating 50 Years of Public Art in NYC Parks

at East Pinetum (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We're transforming Central Park into a stage, museum, and art studio for a free day of public art to celebrate this milestone.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Food, Seniors
Free!

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Oct21

The Amazing Maize Maze: Open Late - Maze by Moonlight

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

11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Ready to be amaaazed? Kids and adults alike will have fun finding their way out of this three-acre corn labyrinth!
Category: Festivals, Games

Oct21

Ranger's Choice: Greenbelt Hike (Moderate)

at Forest Hill Road and Alaska Place (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Experience a fall hike with the Urban Park Rangers through the woods of La Tourette Park. The elevated multipurpose trails reveals the beauty of Richmond Creed. Registration is required.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Oct21

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct21

It's My Park at Anibal Aviles Playground

at Anibal Aviles Playground, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Anibal Aviles Playground to plant bulbs at Anibal Aviles Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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