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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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Sunday, October 6, 2013

Oct 6

Nature Exploration Hike (light)

at Rose and Oak Avenues (in Kissena Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.
On Nature Exploration Hikes we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest. This light hike will consist of a leisurely stroll on mostly paved paths. For all hiking programs we recommend wearing comfortable shoes or boots, and packing water and a light snack.
Category: Nature, Fitness
Free!

Oct 6

Scavenger Hunt for Kids

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world. Children who spend time outdoors develop strong imaginations and learn to socialize better with others. Urban Park Rangers are role models who encourage children to let their imaginations run wild in a safe, supportive atmosphere.
Category: Nature, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 6

Happy Hounds Dog Hike

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Treat your four-legged companion with a hike through High Rock Park in the Greenbelt. Learn the trails and make new friends. Hikers meet at the parking lot of High Rock Park, 200…
Category: Nature, Dogs
Free!

Oct 6

Wave Hill Meet The Artists: Onyedika Chuke and Francisco Donoso

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

1:30 p.m.
Meet artists Onyedika Chuke and Francisco Donoso, the two 2013 Van Lier Visual Artist Fellows at Wave Hill.
Category: Art, Talks

Oct 6

HSBC Children's Garden Fall Sessions - Session 3

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make your very own bird house at this garden session and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct 6

Garden Highlights Walks at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage

Oct 6

Children's Activity Table at Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 6, 2 to 5pm Fee: Free with Garden admission While you enjoy a day at QBG, be sure to bring the kids over to the Children's Activity Table sponsored by TD Bank,…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games

Oct 6

Opening Reception for War and Peace by Melissa Cacciola

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Please join us at the opening reception for our newest exhibition, War and Peace by Melissa Cacciola, presenting tintype portraits of men and women of the armed forces.
Category: Education, Art, History, Waterfront
Free!

Oct 6

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A tour of the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Oct 6

Hattie Carthan "After Church" Culinary Season Extention Class

at Hattie Carthan Herban Farm, Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Yonnette Fleming as she discusses a myriad of creative ways to extend the harvest and bounty in your weekly basket share.
Category: Food, Talks
Free!

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