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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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from September 10, 2013 (x) to August 30, 2017

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Oct17

Fall Festival

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Kick off the fall season at King Manor Museum as you watch an early American cooking demonstration, churn butter, create apple cider and make crafts inspired by autumn.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids, Food, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct17

It's My Park at Claremont Park

at Claremont Gazebo (in Claremont Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, the New Settlement’s Bronx Helpers want you to come out and love Claremont Park!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct17

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Oct17

Honey Extraction Demonstration

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

12:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
How do bees make honey? How do we collect it? Help us extract and bottle honey from our resident honeybees.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Food, Talks

Best For
Kids
Oct17

Open House New York: New York State Pavilion

at Pavilion & Astral Fountain (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Step inside the New York State Pavilion during OHNY Weekend to appreciate this iconic structure’s brand new coat of “American Cheese” yellow paint, recently donated…
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct17

Open House New York: World’s Fair Grounds

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Step inside the New York State Pavilion during OHNY Weekend to appreciate this iconic structure’s brand new coat of “American Cheese” yellow paint, recently donated…
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York
Free!

Oct17

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Presents The Comedy of Errors

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Mistaken identity leads to delightful mayhem in the Bard’s classic play about two sets of twins separated by stormy seas. Space is limited so please RSVP to reserve your seat.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Oct17

Open House New York: The Historic Houses of Conference House Park

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

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
As part of the citywide Open House NY Weekend, the Conference House, the Henry Hogg Biddle House, and the William H. Rutan House will be open for self-guided interior tours.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Oct17

Ranger's Choice: Archery

at Willowbrook Park, Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Come learn the basic skills you will need to become the next great archer. Participants chosen by lottery. To enter, visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, October 7.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct17

Bike New York Presents Learn to Ride-Adults Class

at Southwest Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
With Bike New York's safe, easy, effective method, Learn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike, as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit.
Category: Accessible, Education, Sports, Learn To Ride
Free!

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