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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 15, 2017


Open House New York: Jeffrey's Hook Lighthouse

at 181 Street and Riverside Drive (in Fort Washington Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Rediscover the history of this unique landmark. As part of Open House New York, join the Urban Park Rangers on guided tours of Jeffrey's Hook Lighthouse.
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York

Must See

Fall at its Finest Hike

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
As we approach peak foliage, hike the trails of the central Greenbelt in search of seasonal serendipity.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage, Hiking, Wildlife


Harvest Fest & Pumpkin Patch

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
We’ll have live music, bounce houses, a petting zoo, face painting, tours, composting demonstrations, craft and food vendors, beer & wine tent, the ever-popular Pumpkin Patch, and more.
Category: Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids, Fall Festivals

Must See

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 fun finding their way out of this three-acre corn labyrinth!
Category: Festivals, Games


Coastal Cleanup

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Coastal Cleanup Volunteers give back to the community by helping us remove hundreds of pounds of trash from Pier 1 salt marshes and beaches.
Category: Nature, Volunteer


It's My Park at Brower Park

at Park House (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Brower Park to beautify and garden at Brower Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


Open House New York: Fort Tryon Park Cottage and The Heather Garden

at The Cottage (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Stone Pillars (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Here's your chance to see inside of the Fort Tryon Park Cottage! Due to space, advance reservations are required.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Talks, Open House New York


“Truly We Live in a Dying World”: A 19th-Century Home in Mourning: Exhibition

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes of death and grief recreated in the house will explore mid-19th century mourning customs. And stage your own “postmortem” photograph in our 19th century coffin.
Category: Education, History, Theater, Tours, Halloween, Seniors


Fall Festival

at Bayswater Playground (in Bayswater Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks & Council Member Richards for a day of fun activities including crafts, inflatables, games, pony rides, a pumpkin patch, music, and more!
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids, Fall Festivals

Best For

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please note: You must arrive at noon. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent. For every rower under 12 one parent or adult guardian must be present.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness

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