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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 16, 2016


Open House New York: The Edgar Allan Poe Cottage

at Edgar Allan Poe Cottage (in Poe Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Edgar Allan Poe penned many of his most enduring poetical works, from “Annabel Lee” to “The Bells", right here at Poe Cottage.
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York


Open House New York: Museum of Bronx History at the Valentine-Varian House

at Valentine-Varian House (in Valentine Varian House), Bronx

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
One of the city’s oldest buildings was donated to the Bronx County Historical Society in 1965.
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York


Open House New York: King Manor

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Tour the home of Rufus King, author and signer of the Constitution, two-term New York Senator and anti-slavery advocate; and his son John King, abolitionist and New York governor.
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York


Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Garden admission prices: $8 Adults, $4 Students and Seniors 65+, $2 Children 6+, Free to Members and children under 6
Category: History, Tours


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 Macneil Park

at MacNeil Park Entrance (in Macneil Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for a great day caring for and learning about our shoreline!
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront


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


Open House New York: Kingsland Homestead

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
In celebration of Open House New York, Kingsland Homestead will open its doors for free public visits.
Category: History, Open House New York


Sunday Salon: Jill Freedman

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Get up close and personal with NYC’s great street photographers in this new series of talks led by the museum’s curator Paul Moakley.
Category: Art, Talks, Waterfront


Ranger's Choice: Gather Around the Campfire

at Driggs Avenue and Lorimer Street (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us around the campfire for an evening of games, songs, and fun activities.
Category: Nature, Games, Best for Kids

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