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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 18, 2015

Oct18

Exhibition: Alice Austen Everyday: A Photo Series Inspired by Place

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Alice Austen's beloved home, Clear Comfort, was her muse and her window onto the world at the entrance to the New York Harbor. The vantage point from Clear Comfort is…
Free!

Oct18

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 3-acre corn labyrinth! The adventure begins with a "Stalk Talk" to prepare you…
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids, Fall Festivals

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Oct18

Open House New York

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join free tours of Clear Comfort, Alice Austen’s historic home, featuring a glimpse into Alice’s darkroom.
Category: History
Free!

Oct18

Food Truck Rally

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance and Dispatch NY present a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks.
Category: Food

Oct18

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors

Oct18

Harvest Fest & Pumpkin Patch

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy live music, old-fashioned games, nature walks, composting demonstrations, craft and food vendors, a petting zoo, pony rides, a beer tent, and the ever-popular Pumpkin Patch!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids, Markets, Tours, Fall Foliage, Food, Fall Festivals

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Event
Oct18

Ranger's Choice: Survival Bracelets

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
A survival bracelet is not just trendy, it could save your life in a survival situation.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Oct18

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Entrance at Brooklyn Avenue and Prospect Place (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Brower Park to help care for Brower Park. Volunteers are needed to mulch, weed, and plant the butterfly garden and tree beds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct18

A Walking Tour of Historic 19th Century Noho

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for a journey back in time to the elite ‘Bond Street area,’ walking in the footsteps of the wealthy mercantile families whose mansions once lined the cobblestone streets.
Category: History, Tours

Oct18

Honey Tastings

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
You’ll be amazed at the complex flavors of different varieties of honey! Sample a few, then purchase your favorite to take home.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Food, Seniors, Fall Festivals

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Kids

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