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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 23, 2013 (x) to December 29, 2018

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Oct22

Fall Foliage Hike

at Lenevar Avenue and Ramona Avenue (in Bloomingdale Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The changing colors of autumn are in full swing! Come with the Urban Park Rangers and explore the many different tree species of Bloomingdale Park.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage, Hiking
Free!

Oct22

Discovery Walks for Families: Towering Trees

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak!
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Fall Foliage
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct22

Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying…
Category: Best for Kids, Theater, Halloween

Best For
Kids
Oct22

Rangers Choice: Nature Art

at Rose Avenue and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers and create beautiful nature creations by using materials provided by mother nature. Registration is required for this program. Register on October 11.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct22

Flow.17 Meet the Artist PhotographyTour

at Randall's Island Connector (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about this year's FLOW art pieces, discuss some of Randall's Island's history, and talk about photographic composition and story-telling.
Category: Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct22

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Oct22

Fall Foliage Walk

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants can learn about why changes in leaf color occur, the chemical representation of each of the colors, and why the leaves of different species turn different hues.
Category: Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage, Waterfront
Free!

Oct22

Storytime & Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct22

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct22

Artist Talk: Gareth Smit

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join photographer Gareth Smit and his subject Dominic Anderson as they discuss trans identity, growing up on the North Shore, and their process of working together.
Category: Accessible, Art, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

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