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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 24, 2015

Oct 24

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Oct 24

The Great Gatsby: Gatsby’s Hit and Run

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Mystery and crime solving in the 1920s, the Gatsby era. With none of today’s advanced tools, how did they investigate Gatsby’s hit and run, or the smuggling and fraud by…
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

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Kids
Oct 24

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month

Oct 24

Children's Bridge Building Workshop

at Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Dr. Leonisa Ardizzone of Storefront Science to explore the form and function, as well as the strength and stability of bridges as we design and build our own models!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids, High Bridge
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 24

Regarding de la Guerre: The Music and Letters of Elizabeth Jacquet de la Guerre

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Julliard quartet Filigree will play selections from the repertoire of French composer Elizabeth Jacquet de la Guerre.
Category: Concerts, Talks

Oct 24

NYC Parks Free Wheelchair Flag Football League

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

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The league welcomes all persons with disabilities who use wheelchairs to take part in instructional drills, strategy, and game play.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports
Free!

Oct 24

Travel Photography Workshop

at Cloisters Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Led by Upper Manhattan photographer Michael Palma, learn the basics of travel photography in a park that is visited by tourists from around the world.
Category: Education, Art
Free!

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Oct 24

2015 Hattie Carthan Market Communal Dinner Fundraiser

at Hattie Carthan Garden (in Hattie Carthan Community Garden), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join Hattie Carthan community market founding farmer Yon and the Hattie Carthan market crew for a 4 course Communal Dinner on the Farm. This is a Markets Fundraiser and Volunteer…
Category: Food

Oct 24

Monster Mash-Ups Movie Series: Little Shop of Horrors

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

6:00 p.m.7:45 p.m.
A singing plant. A daring hero. A sweet girl. A demented dentist. An outrageous musical comedy!
Category: Festivals, Film, Best for Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 24

The Night Sky

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Come stargaze with the Urban Park Rangers and learn about the science, history, and folklore of the universe. Best enjoyed on clear nights, so please call ahead on cloudy nights.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

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