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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 17, 2015

Oct17

It's My Park at Sherman Creek

at 203rd Street and 9th Avenue (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Sherman Creek Conservancy to help remove litter, spread wood chips, and plant bulbs for spring at the Sherman Creek Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct17

It's My Park at St. Nicholas Park

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join the Friends of St. Nicholas Park for their Annual Fall Cleanup as they conduct a general cleanup, rake, and plant bulbs.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct17

It's My Park at Washington Market Park

at Washington Market Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, Friends of Washington Market Park and the park gardener will host a family activity to plant bulbs in the park that will become wonderful spring flowers!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct17

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: Food, Fall Festivals
Free!

Oct17

Candle-Making Workshop

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Try your hand at creating an assortment of beeswax candles to take home and enjoy.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Seniors

Best For
Kids
Oct17

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Hear about those who once called Wave Hill home, among them Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt, Bashford Dean, and Arturo Toscanini.
Category: History, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Oct17

Bronx Crime and Noir Writers Society Workshop Hosted By Charlie Vazquez

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This workshop will come together every third Saturday to participate in writing prompts, readings, and critiques.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Oct17

It's My Park at Hoover-Manton Playground

at Seating area (in Hoover - Manton Playgrounds), Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join the Briarwood Action Network at Hoover-Manton Playground to help beautify the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct17

Open House New York

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come visit us for a tour of the house and to view our current exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens.
Category: Art, Festivals, History, Tours
Free!

Oct17

Fall Festival

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Have fun at the pumpkin patch and enjoy games, crafts, entertainment, shows, music, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Theater, Halloween, Seniors, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids

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