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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 December 15, 2018

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Oct15

Culture & Arts Festival

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

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Morris-Jumel Mansion's annual CAFe celebrates the uniquely diverse arts and culture of New York, from Broadway performers to authors to craft artisans to local restaurants.
Category: Art, History, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct15

The Amazing Maize Maze by Moonlight

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Ready to be amaaazed? Kids and adults alike will have a blast finding their way out of this three-acre corn maze! The adventure begins with a "Stalk Talk" to prepare you for…
Category: Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Fall Festivals

Must See
Event
Oct15

Bronx Fiction Writers: Joe Okonkwo

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
"Jazz Moon" (2016) author Joe Okonkwo will lead a workshop to help writers master how to transport readers to a certain time and place by showing rather than telling.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Oct15

Nature Walk 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.2:00 p.m.
As part of Open House New York, NYC Parks, Protectors of Pine Oak Woods, and the Nature Conservancy will be leading a nature walk at Conference House Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Waterfront, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct15

Pooch Parade and Howl-Ween

at New Dorp Lane and Cedar Grove Avenue (in Great Kills Park), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Kids and their best buds get a chance to show off their costumes as well as enter contests such as Pet-Owner Lookalike, Fluffiest tail, and more.
Category: Best for Kids, Dogs, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct15

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 live music, games, crafts, pumpkins, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Food, Seniors, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct15

It's My Park at St. Nicholas Park

at West 135th Street Plaza (in St. Nicholas Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of St. Nicholas Park for a general park cleanup of St. Nicholas Park.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct15

It's My Park at St. Nicholas Park

at 135 Street Lawn (in St. Nicholas Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteers will pick up liter and place it in pink polka dot trash bags. Come join in and have some fun.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct15

Canoemobile in VCP: Free Canoe Rides

at Van Cortlandt Golf House (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park at Van Cortlandt Lake for a fun afternoon of free canoe rides in 24-foot-long Voyageur canoes with Wilderness Inquiry.
Category: Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct15

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.
Garden and cottage tours start every 30 minutes (max. 20 guests).
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Talks, Open House New York
Free!

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