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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 January 26, 2013 (x) to December 26, 2018

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Oct 5

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Oct 5

Tree Tots (for 3 and 4 year olds)

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

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Oct 5

Hudson Yards Farmers Market

at No. 7 Train Station Entrance (in Hudson Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Buy fresh produce and prepared foods every Thursday at the Hudson Yards Farmers Market in front of the #7 train station on 34th Street between 10th Avenue and 11th Avenue.
Category: Accessible, Markets, Food

Oct 5

“Truly We Live in a Dying World”: A 19th-Century Home in Mourning: Exhibition

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes of death and grief recreated in the house will explore mid-19th century mourning customs. And stage your own “postmortem” photograph in our 19th century coffin.
Category: Education, History, Theater, Tours, Halloween, Seniors

Oct 5

Special Olympic Sports Training

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Participants will learn and play various sports including; volleyball, track, soccer, basketball/netball, and more!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports

Oct 5

Horticulture Volunteer Day

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join our horticulture staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with our plants.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Oct 5

Tour The Battery

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 134,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and more!
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct 5

Women With Wings Art Exhibit

at Maggie's Garden (NYRP), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This exhibit features a series of artworks inspired by the women of New York, including the historical and contemporary women who make Uptown Manhattan a diverse and vibrant community.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct 5

The Uni Project Reading Room at Washington Square Park

at Northwest Corner Seating Area (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

2:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Stop by the open-air reading room for a day of fun!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Double Dutch

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Calling all jump rope enthusiasts to take your rope skills to the next level. Come join us for weekly double dutch instruction. This class is to open to children of all skill…
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids

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