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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 18, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, October 5, 2013

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

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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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Event
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
Oct 5

Soap Box Derby

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to compete in a good old fashioned soap box derby! Come with a homemade soap box with brakes and helmets.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Maggie's Garden 20th Anniversary Street Festival Celebration

at Maggies Magic Garden, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Spanish Harlem celebrates Maggie's Garden anniversary with live performances, dance, music, and international foods.
Category: Dance, Food
Free!

Oct 5

Greener Pastures Opening Reception

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come out to the opening reception of Greener Pastures: A Brief History of Bronx Parks, as part of Open House New York.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Oct 5

Tour: Pelham Bay Park's Twin Islands

at Orchard Beach Parking Lot (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:15 a.m.11:30 a.m.
NYC Parks and the Natural Areas Conservancy will lead morning tours of Pelham Bay, the city's largest and most ecologically diverse park.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

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