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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 October 22, 2016 to August 30, 2017

Sunday, October 23, 2016


Fall Festival

at Brookville Playground (in Brookville Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks & Council Member Richards for a day of fun activities including crafts, inflatables, face painting, games, hay rides, a pumpkin patch, a visit from the…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals

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Fall Foliage Hike

at Bloomingdale Park Playground (in Bloomingdale Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
With nearly 30,000 acres of public parkland, New York City is the perfect place for fall leaf-peeping. Be sure to bring your camera and prepare for the kaleidoscope of colors.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage, Hiking


Printmaking Workshop at 99 Plymouth

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join artist Hilary Lorenz for a demonstration of her printmaking process and an opportunity to add to "Birding", her new installation at 99 Plymouth!
Category: Education, Art, Waterfront, Seniors


Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Category: Nature, Volunteer


Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids

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Hattie Carthan Herban Farm and Apothecary Market

at Hattie Carthan Herban Farm, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The Hattie Carthan Herban Farm and Apothecary opens this Sunday and every Sunday through Thanksgiving of this year.
Category: Markets, Food, Seniors


Hike and Draw

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Focusing in on nature and transferring it to paper can be a calming and meditative process.
Category: Nature, Art


Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours


Mask Making Social

at Parking Area (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Venetian masks are a centuries-old tradition from Venice, Italy. Join us in making these decorative masks in preparation for your next masquerade.
Category: Arts & Crafts


It's My Park at Luther Gulick Playground

at Willett Street and Delancey Street (in Luther Gulick Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Gulick Park to help clean up, plant bulbs, and take part in pumpkin painting at Luther Gulick Playground.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Volunteer, It's My Park

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