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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 March 28, 2013 (x) to December 15, 2018

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Oct28

Family Art Project: Spider Web Fashion

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Family Art Project Storyteller Rama Mandel for tales about special spiders, including the Itsy Bitsy Spider and Anansi the spider, the great folk hero and mischief maker.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct28

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
Oct28

Shape Up NYC: Zumba - Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Have fun with Zumba for fitness, health, and well-being.
Category: Accessible, Fitness
Free!

Oct28

Bulbs: Design and Planting

at Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Participants will learn about different types of bulbs, how to properly plant them, and how to design a beautiful spring display full of flowers.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Oct28

Run the River 5K Race

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Run the River is the perfect opportunity for runners and walkers of all ages and experience to get outdoors and experience fall's gorgeous colors!
Category: Fitness, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness

Oct28

Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads a class to tone and define your core, lower back, and glutes combined with cardio exercises that will maximize your fat-burning potential. Bring your own mat.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Oct28

Harlem Grown's Halloween Festival

at Harlem Grown 134th Street Farm, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
We end our season with a bang, and our community comes out in their best costumes! There will be family friend fun, games, and healthy treats!
Category: Games, Best for Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct28

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Oct28

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Oct28

Pumpkin Painting (Brooklyn)

at Berry Street Garden

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
It's that time of year to use your creative chops and turn pumpkins into festive decorations. GreenThumb will have pumpkins and paint ready.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Halloween
Free!

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