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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 14, 2017


Open House New York: Prison Ship Martyrs Monument

at Myrtle Avenue at Washington Park (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Step inside this historic monument and learn about Fort Greene Park history, the Revolutionary War, and the stories of those who perished during the war.
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York


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


Fall Festival

at Victory Field (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall with crafts, games, music, pumpkins, and more!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Dance, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Fall Festivals

Must See

Make a Long Story Short: Mini Fiction with Joe Caliguire

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Using key elements of poetry (rhythm, imagery, diction) and prose (character, setting, dialogue), we’ll explore the imaginative and surprising ways of creating big effects in small packages.
Category: Accessible, Education, Talks


“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


Open House New York: Conference House Park Edition

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
As part of the citywide Open House New York Weekend, the historic houses of Conference House Park will be open for self-guided tours.
Category: Nature, Art, History, Tours, Waterfront, Open House New York, Hiking


Tree Giveaway with Jamaica Muslim Center Youth Group

at Jamaica Muslim Center, Queens

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
New York Restoration Project continues to partner with community organizations throughout the five boroughs to give away hundreds of free trees to New Yorkers during fall.
Category: Nature


Ranger's Choice: Archery

at Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Stay on target with the Urban Park Rangers and experience the art and lessons of archery.
Category: Education, Sports

Must See

Garden Walk: Late-Season Blooms

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Late-blooming plants like asters, dahlias and salvias create a spectacle equal to that of spring. Asst. Director of Horticulture Matthew Turnbull shares his seasonal floral favorites.
Category: Nature, Tours


CONVERGENCE: Philosophy, Science, and Nature Art Exhibition

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Lines of Philosophy, Science, and Nature meet to produce a show of original art.
Category: Nature, Art, History

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