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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

Oct 17

October Festival

at Great Lawn (in Conference House Park), Staten Island

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy live music, food, free tours, and more!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Nature, Festivals, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Waterfront, Fall Festivals

Best For
Kids
Oct 17

Wave Hill Gallery Tour

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

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The act of exploring, recording and recounting is central to the artistic practice of many artists. The fall exhibition, Field Notes, brings together three artists—Matthew…
Category: Art, Tours, Seniors

Oct 17

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month

Oct 17

It's My Park at James J Walker Park

at James J. Walker Park (in James J Walker Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, Friends of J.J. Walker Playground will be organizing a playground event for families, with a clean-up, bulb planting, kids arts and crafts and music!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 17

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Caroll Street and City Island Avenue

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Oct 17

NYC Parks Free Wheelchair Flag Football League

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

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The league welcomes all persons with disabilities who use wheelchairs to take part in instructional drills, strategy, and game play.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports
Free!

Oct 17

Nocturnal Wildlife

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 17

'Passage' Opening Reception

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

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us for the opening of Passage, Talia Greene’s enchanting site-specific wallpaper installation.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct 17

Urban Starfest in Central Park

at Sheep Meadow (in Central Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers and the Amateur Astronomers Association invite you to enjoy the wonders of the universe at this annual event.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Astronomy
Free!

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Event
Oct 17

Movies Under the Stars: Annie (2014)

at Sternberg Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

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