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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 7, 2017

Oct 7

CONVERGENCE: Philosophy, Science, and Nature Art Exhibition

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Lines of Philosophy, Science, and Nature meet to produce a show of original art.
Category: Nature, Art, History
Free!

Oct 7

2017 USTA Eastern Net Generation Day

at Cary Leeds Center for Tennis and Learning (in Crotona Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Net Generation introduces tennis to kids ages 5 to 18. Register today!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 7

Seasonal Garden Tours & Activity Table

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
On the first weekend of each month, explore seasonal garden highlights with our knowledgeable staff on a tour from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours

Best For
Kids
Oct 7

Capoeira for Beginners

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructor Camaleao from Capoeira Nago Queens, this six-part series will introduce participants to the basic fundamentals of the Brazilian martial art of capoeira.
Category: Fitness, History, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Oct 7

Adults Create Your Own Holiday Wrapping Paper

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Adults will make their own, creative gift wrapping paper for the coming holidays. Participants wlll take inspiration from fall and winter seasons, as well as the holidays for each month.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Thanksgiving, Winter Holidays
Free!

Oct 7

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours
Free!

Oct 7

Performance: Tamalyn Miller, "Floriosophy: Frequency of Flowers"

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
"Call & Response" artist Tamalyn Miller performs an original composition on her handmade horsehair fiddle, based on the colors and vibrational energy associated with seasonal plants.
Category: Art

Oct 7

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Oct 7

Hurricane Relief Community Concert

at Unity Park (in Rev Lena Irons Unity Park), Bronx

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come out and enjoy free live music, guest speakers, and a donation drive for those in need.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Hispanic Heritage Month
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 7

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night with Swing!

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us to celebrate Harlem’s most famous dance genre — The Lindy Hop! We will be swinging and hopping to some legendary Harlem Jazz greats and more to spice it up.
Category: Dance
Free!

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