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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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Saturday, October 3, 2015

Oct 3

It's My Park at Astoria Heights Playground

at 46th Street and 30th Road (in Astoria Heights Playground), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, join the Friends of Astoria Heights Park for a fun-filled day of tree care and other family-friendly events.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 3

Pop-Up Audubon: Fantastic Foliage

at Zucker Natural Exploration Area (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Brooklyn's last-remaining forest becomes a real-world laboratory for hands-on discovery.
Category: Birding, Nature, Fall Foliage
Free!

Oct 3

Family Fun Day: Alice and Me Self - Portraiture

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Families will be introduced to the art of portraiture, using Alice Austen’s photographs as guides. After learning the basics of photography, participants will…
Category: Art, Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct 3

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
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 3

Upper River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard (in Bronx Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come canoe through Shoelace Park, Bronx River Forest, the New York Botanical Garden, and the Bronx Zoo.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Talks, Waterfront

Must See
Event
Oct 3

Van Cortlandt Trails Restoration

at Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Work alongside trails professionals, developing skills in various areas of trail construction while improving the various trails of Van Cortlandt Park
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct 3

CANCELLED: Delving Into Fort Tryon Park's Past With Sidney Horenstein

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join Sidney Horenstein as he leads his geology, history, and natural history walk through Fort Tryon.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 3

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.
Make a wand of ribbons to twirl through the autumn air and then be captivated by Rama Mandel’s enchanting fairy stories. Venture into the woodlands to create your own tiny,…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 3

Tai Chi Cuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
In this beginner-level class, Irving Yee, a member of the William CC Chen Tai Chi School, introduces students to the internal martial arts and promotes an awareness of its benefits.
Category: Fitness, Seniors

Oct 3

Bike New York: Bicycling Basics

at Boxcar Playground (in Crotona Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.

Category: Accessible, Education, Sports, Learn To Ride
Free!

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