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Saturday, October 3, 2015

Oct 3

Enchantment in The Shop at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Pamela Company’s enchanting wood nymph, leaf and flower fairy tutus and wings are a charming costume for young and old this fall. The designer will be on hand to help you make a choice.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 3

CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Must See
Event
Oct 3

Historic Tea Tasting and Lecture

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Morris-Jumel Mansion's assistant curator and food historian will lead a talkative tasting of four historic teas, each one representative of a phase in the Mansion's 250-year history.
Category: Education, History, Food, Talks

Oct 3

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Tompkinsville Park

at Tompkinsville Park, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Please note: This project was rescheduled to Saturday, October 10, 2015 due to weather.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 3

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Msgr. McGolrick Park

at Monsignor McGolrick Park (in Msgr. McGolrick Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, please join the McGolrick Park Neighborhood Alliance to honor two long-serving local stewards and champions of the McGolrick Park. Volunteers will clean…
Category: It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 3

CANCELLED: Harvest Festival - Postponed due to inclement weather. New date: 10/24

at Field 62 - 63 (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for a free day of face painting, kite flying, live music by J.D. Patch, square dancing by NYC Barn Dance, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Seniors, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 3

CANCELLED: Raptor Fest

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Experience the thrill of viewing New York's premier predators live and up close with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 3

Dachshund Octoberfest

at Washington Square Arch (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The 22nd annual Dachshund Octoberfest is a social gathering of dachshunds and their owners. There are no competitions or vendors. At 1:00 p.m. we will sing the 'DachsSong."
Category: Dogs, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 3

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!

Oct 3

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center Track and Field

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for 50 meter dash, relay races, and hurdles. Compete against your peers and learn how to properly take off in a race. Other games will be available for younger children.
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids

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