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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 23, 2016


Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids

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Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Category: Nature, Volunteer


Hattie Carthan Herban Farm and Apothecary Market

at Hattie Carthan Herban Farm, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The Hattie Carthan Herban Farm and Apothecary opens this Sunday and every Sunday through Thanksgiving of this year.
Category: Markets, Food, Seniors


Printmaking Workshop at 99 Plymouth

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join artist Hilary Lorenz for a demonstration of her printmaking process and an opportunity to add to "Birding", her new installation at 99 Plymouth!
Category: Education, Art, Waterfront, Seniors


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


It's My Park at Luther Gulick Playground

at Willett Street and Delancey Street (in Luther Gulick Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Gulick Park to help clean up, plant bulbs, and take part in pumpkin painting at Luther Gulick Playground.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Volunteer, It's My Park


It's My Park at Andrew Haswell Green Park

at Andrew Haswell Green Park, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Volunteers will be weeding, raking, mulching, and planting bulbs.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront


Common Threads Workshop

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Artist Kat Granados will be leading a crocheting circle in our Parlor Room. She will go over some techniques that would’ve been implemented in this room in the 1800s.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Talks, Seniors


Hike and Draw

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Focusing in on nature and transferring it to paper can be a calming and meditative process.
Category: Nature, Art


Mask Making Social

at Parking Area (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Venetian masks are a centuries-old tradition from Venice, Italy. Join us in making these decorative masks in preparation for your next masquerade.
Category: Arts & Crafts

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