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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 29, 2016


Family Art Project: Furry Bat Shadow-Puppet Cave

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about this shy, flying mammal and join the bat roost in a shadow-puppet cave theater.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Halloween

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Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The chrysanthemum, kiku in Japanese, is the most celebrated of all Japanese fall-flowering plants, and hundreds of meticulously trained kiku will be on display.
Category: Nature, Art


Early Childhood Math Program

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Back by popular demand! Ms. Carole Mulligan will be teaching a free early math program for kids ages three to six.
Category: Education, Best for Kids

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Seed Saving

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Sherman Creek Peninsula (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Season's end is the perfect time to start collecting seeds. But is it as simple as that? Join us to learn the basics of which seeds to collect, why, and how.
Category: Education, Nature


Crochet Meet Group

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
This is a friendly group of parents interested in learning crochet to teach their children
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education


Halloween Harvest Festival

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The festival will feature costume-making, a collaborative sculpture workshop, face painting, festive music, circus food favorites, circus acts, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Festivals, Best for Kids, Dogs, Halloween, Food, Waterfront, Fall Festivals

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Garden Barbecue and Pumpkin Giveaway

at Halsey Ralph & Howard Community Garden, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Children of all ages are welcome to the garden's pumpkin decorating party. Enjoy barbecued burgers and hot dogs, as well as cupcakes and apple cider.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Food, Fall Festivals

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It's My Park at Harlem River Park

at East 135th Street and Madison Avenue, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Trash Hero New York to weed and do general clean up at Harlem River Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront


Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Nature, History, Tours


The Amazing Maize Maze

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Ready to be amaaazed? Kids and adults alike will have a blast finding their way out of this three-acre corn maze! The adventure begins with a "Stalk Talk" to prepare you for…
Category: Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Fall Festivals

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