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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 20, 2017 to December 15, 2018

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Oct 4

Farm & Garden Work Days (NYC Compost Project)

at Heritage Farm (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We’ll be getting our hands and knees dirty with tasks that include soil care, weeding, planting, bed preparation, composting, etc.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Oct 4

Exhibition - Over Here: A Centennial Commemoration of World War I Memorials in NYC Parks

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
A century after US entry into World War I, the exhibit Over Here features 39 of the 102 World War Memorials in New York City’s Parks.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Oct 4

Basic Sign Language

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

10:45 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Learn basic sign language for communication.
Category: Accessible, Talks
Free!

Oct 4

Bryant Park Public Tours

at Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed "Needle Park" of the 1970s into Manhattan's Town Square of today.
Category: Education, Tours
Free!

Oct 4

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 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
Free!

Oct 4

Special Express Arts 1

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Engaging special needs adults through arts for self expression.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Oct 4

Turn & Learn (NYC Compost Project)

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy the fresh air and beautiful surroundings while working on the NYC Compost Project demonstration site. Learn sustainable landscape management practices and help us make compost.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Oct 4

Farm Open Hours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Drop in at the Queens Botanical Garden Farm to see what’s growing!Our organically managed farm produces a diversity of herbs, fruits, vegetables, and other beneficial plants.
Category: Nature
Free!

Oct 4

Growing Intergenerational Gardens: Hot Pepper Sauce and Cultivation Practices from Around the Globe

at United Community Centers, Brooklyn

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Come enjoy delicious homemade pepper sauces made by our youth interns, community gardeners, and ENYF! staff all from family recipes from around the globe.
Category: Education, Food
Free!

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Oct 4

Art Inspired By...Whimsical Animals

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Create your own masterpiece inspired by work from famous artists and various art techniques. The series will include an overview of the artist or technique, followed by a hands-on…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

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