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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 23, 2017 to December 15, 2018

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Oct 7

Hawk Watch at Moses Mountain

at Rockland Road and Meisner Avenue, Staten Island

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
It's possible to see red-tailed hawks, falcons, osprey, red-shouldered hawks, and more on this trip!
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 7

Summer on the Hudson: Little Red Lighthouse Festival

at Little Red Lighthouse (in Fort Washington Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse with visits to the lighthouse interior, readings of eponymous children’s book, fishing clinics, live music, food vendors, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Festivals, Games, History, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Fall Festivals, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 7

Annual Pumpkin Festival at the Carousel for All Children

at Willowbrook Park, Staten Island

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for our annual Pumpkin Festival where the "prettiest pumpkins prevail in our patch!"
Category: Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 7

Capoeira for Beginners

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructor Camaleao from Capoeira Nago Queens, this six-part series will introduce participants to the basic fundamentals of the Brazilian martial art of capoeira.
Category: Fitness, History, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Oct 7

Fort Greene Park Tree Trail Walk

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Rangers as they take you on a tree walk through Fort Greene Park.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 7

Discovery Walk for Families: PARKitecture

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Help us to decode the sculpted secrets of Bethesda Terrace, and discover how nature inspires Central Park's art and design.
Category: Nature, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 7

Seasonal Garden Tours & Activity Table

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
On the first weekend of each month, explore seasonal garden highlights with our knowledgeable staff on a tour from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours

Best For
Kids
Oct 7

Fall Festival

at Brookville Boulevard and 144 Avenue (in Brookville Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks & Council Member Richards for a day of fun activities including crafts, face painting, games, a pumpkin patch, a visit from the Nature Company, music, and more!
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 7

CONVERGENCE: Philosophy, Science, and Nature Art Exhibition

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Lines of Philosophy, Science, and Nature meet to produce a show of original art.
Category: Nature, Art, History
Free!

Oct 7

Performance: Tamalyn Miller, "Floriosophy: Frequency of Flowers"

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
"Call & Response" artist Tamalyn Miller performs an original composition on her handmade horsehair fiddle, based on the colors and vibrational energy associated with seasonal plants.
Category: Art

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