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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 4, 2015

Oct 4

Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair

at Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to host Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair will be on view through November 8, 2015 in Highbridge Park located in northern Manhattan.
Category: Art

Oct 4

Early Morning Bird Walk: Hawks

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
October is Hawk Month! Look for them in a tour led by the Brooklyn Bird Club.
Category: Birding, Tours

Oct 4

It's My Park at Brookville Park

at Brookville Boulevard and 147th Avenue (in Brookville Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Gaining Our Dignity with Parks as they facilitate a 5K fitness walk/run followed by a community planting activity in Brookville Park!
Category: Fitness, Volunteer, It's My Park

Oct 4

New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life at Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join New York Road Runners for free weekly runs in your neighborhood! Open to all ages and experience levels. Walkers, strollers, and dogs on leash are welcome. No advance registration required.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Oct 4

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at 10th Avenue & 45th Street, Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015

Oct 4

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Category: Education

Oct 4

Pop-Up Audubon II: Changing Seasons

at Between Eastwood & Binnen Bridge (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This year, the Prospect Park Alliance offers twice the Pop-Up fun with a second tent that explores the park’s aquatic habitats. In October, explore how seasonal shifts affect wildlife.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids

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Oct 4

Birding: Fall Migration

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels, and beginners are welcome.
Category: Birding, Nature

Oct 4

Family Art Project: Magical Wands and Fairy Houses

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Create your own tiny, fairy-sized dwelling using found sticks, leaves, and bark—and behold the magic, all enlivened by the captivating sounds of the New Thread Saxophone Quartet.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids

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Oct 4

Birding Basics 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.
Experience Central Park as a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot! Bring your family on a guided walk led by Central Park Conservancy staff and the NYC Audubon Society.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids

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