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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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Sunday, October 15, 2017

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.
Here's your chance to see inside of the Fort Tryon Park Cottage! Due to space, advance reservations are required.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Talks, Open House New York
Free!

Oct15

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

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 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

Oct15

Fall Festival

at Bayswater Playground (in Bayswater Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks & Council Member Richards for a day of fun activities including crafts, inflatables, games, pony rides, a pumpkin patch, music, and more!
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct15

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please note: You must arrive at noon. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent. For every rower under 12 one parent or adult guardian must be present.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Oct15

Open House New York: Conference House Park Edition

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
As part of the citywide Open House New York Weekend, the historic houses of Conference House Park will be open for self-guided tours.
Category: Nature, Art, History, Tours, Waterfront, Open House New York, Hiking
Free!

Oct15

Harvest Festival

at Field 62 - 63 (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy live music, face painting, self-guided tours of the Urban Farm, and more fun fall activities!
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Food, Waterfront, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct15

Tree Giveaway with Target: Bensonhurst

at Target, Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
New York Restoration Project continues to partner with community organizations throughout the five boroughs to give away hundreds of free trees to New Yorkers during the fall.
Category: Nature
Free!

Oct15

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Forest Crew is open to community members who wish to drop in and volunteer on a weekly, bi-monthly, and monthly basis.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Oct15

Ranger's Choice: Primitive Survival Skills

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
If you were dropped into the wilderness with nothing but the clothes on your back, could you make a fire, build, a shelter, or gather clean drinking water?
Category: Education, Nature, History
Free!

Oct15

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids

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