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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 February 11, 2013 (x) to September 15, 2018

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Oct 8

Sport of Kings in Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens, Flushing Town Hall, Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
This exhibition details the history of thorouhbred horse racing in Queens from those early days 350 years ago to the present.
Category: History

Oct 8

Nature Photography: Fort Tryon Park

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Bring your camera and join photographer Michael Palma as you capture the park's natural assets, such as rock outcrops, foliage, trees, and plants from behind the lens.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Oct 8

Pelleas et Melisande

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
A theatrical puppet experience that tells the story of doomed love based on Maurice Maeterlinck’s play. Set to a composition by Arnold Schoenberg, the audience is take on a…
Category: Theater

Monday, October 9, 2017

Oct 9

Bryant Park Fall Birding Tours

at Andrew Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Located in the heart of midtown, Bryant Park is a hotspot for avian visitors and birders alike. Past sightings include warblers, tanagers, vireos, thrushes, and even a Chuck-will's-widow!
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Oct 9

My Grown Up & Me

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…
Category: Best for Kids

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Kids
Oct 9

CANCELLED: Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival

at The Rose Garden This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help beautify two of the park’s most elegant locations: the Vale of Cashmere and the Rose Garden.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Oct 9

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birders - The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Why do birds flock to Central Park every spring and fall? We’ll find out as we explore Central Park’s woodlands, and learn the basics of bird identification.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 9

Conference House: Inside Out

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Conference House in a unique way – inside out. View the “bones” through blueprint drawings and photographs highlighting the architecture of this National and New York City landmark.
Category: Art, History, Tours
Free!

Oct 9

Women With Wings Art Exhibit

at Friendship Garden, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 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 9

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

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