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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 7, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Oct20

Birding for Families

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Take the kids on a walk through one of New York City’s richest bird habitats — the North Woods. Learn how to spot and identify our feathered neighbors in their natural surroundings...
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Oct20

It's My Park Day at East River Esplanade

at 96th Street and FDR Drive (in East River Esplanade), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Upper Green Side as they continue scraping and painting the railings along the esplanade and planting bulbs in planting areas.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct20

It's My Park Day West 181st Street Community Garden

at West 181st Street Community Garden, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with weeding, sweeping, and planting spring bulbs.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct20

It's My Park Day throughout Avenue P

at Avenue P Improvement Project Sites, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Avenue P Improvement Project and local businesses, who will help demonstrate the street tree stewardship that helps strengthen our urban tree canopy.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct20

Wave Hill Family Art Project--Embossed and Bedazzled Emblems

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
What is the first letter of your first name? Have you ever wanted to see it shine? Now is your chance to turn it into an emblem as we make our projects shimmer and shine.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct20

Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Kiku is back and more spectacular than ever The chrysanthemum—kiku in Japanese—is the most celebrated of Japan's fall-flowering plants, and hundreds of…
Category: Nature, Art

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Event
Oct20

Close: A Journey in Scotland at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
A look at Scottish landscape design and land art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art

Oct20

Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Kiku is back and more spectacular than ever. The chrysanthemum — kiku in Japanese — is the most celebrated of Japan's fall-flowering plants.
Category: Nature, Art, Fall Foliage, Fall Festivals

Oct20

The Amazing Maize Maze

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Find clues and solve puzzles to find your way out of the Amazing Maize Maze.
Category: Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct20

Harvest Fest and Pumpkin Patch

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us for a fun-filled afternoon for the whole family.
Category: Nature, Festivals, Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals

Best For
Kids

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