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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 12, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Oct 5

It's My Park Day Freeway Dog Park

at Rockaway Freeway Dog Park (in Rockaway Freeway), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will be raking leaves, picking up litter and filling the holes.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct 5

Forest Restoration Volunteering

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Fix trails, plant native species and take out weeds with the parks's restoration crew. This is the recipe to create biodiversity in urban parks.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct 5

Wave Hill Creative Actions: Mixed Media Stained Glass Collage

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Experiment with drawing and painting materials to create collages inspired by the natural light and architectural elements in a space.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education

Oct 5

It's My Park Day At West Midwood Mall Green Streets

at Glenwood Mall Greenstreet, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Enthusiastic volunteers will weed and mulch tree pits, clean up passive lawn areas, plant bulbs, and celebrate the community led goals for West Midwood Mall Green Streets.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct 5

Tree Care Event hosted by MillionTreesNYC and NYC Compost Project

at Daniel Low Terrace & Fort Place, Staten Island

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help care for newly planted street trees in St. George, Staten Island.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct 5

Wave Hill Family Art Project: Handmade Paper in Autumn Color

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join papermaker extraordinaire Randy Brozen to make paper out of rich fall colors.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids, Fall Foliage

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

It's My Park Day at Queensbridge Park

at 41st Avenue Entrance (in Queensbridge Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Friends of Queensbridge Park Committee, who will be planting daffodil bulbs and removing debris from the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct 5

It's My Park Day at Shoelace Park

at 219th Street Entrance (in Bronx Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, volunteer with the Friends of Shoelace and the Bronx River Alliance to help plant bulbs and clean up in Shoelace Park. Volunteers should enter the park at 219th Street.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct 5

Randall's Island Fall Festival

at Randall's Island Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Randall's Island Park Alliance will host its first annual Fall Festival at the Randall's Island Urban Farm.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, Games, Kids, Tours, Food, Fall Festivals
Free!

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Oct 5

Catch & Release Fishing

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

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Grab a pole and relax on the Harlem Meer while you wait for a bite from one of the many species of fish that live in its diverse aquatic ecosystem! Poles available to borrow; must…
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids

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