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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

Food Truck Rally

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance and Dispatch NY present a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks.
Category: Food

Oct 4

Nature Exploration Hike: Butterflies (Light)

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Oct 4

Enchantment in The Shop at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Pamela Company’s enchanting wood nymph, leaf and flower fairy tutus and wings are a charming costume for young and old this fall.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 4

Medieval Festival

at Margaret Corbin Drive and adjacent lawns (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

11:30 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Fort Tryon Park is transformed into a medieval market town decorated with bright banners and processional flags. Performers, guests and festival goers dress in medieval costume.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Festivals, Games, History, Kids, Markets, Food, Waterfront, Fall Festivals
Free!

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Oct 4

New York Road Runners Harry Murphy Cross Country (5K)

at Tortoise and Hare Statue (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Born in Brooklyn, Harry Murphy (1914-1993) was a founding member of NYRR in 1958 and co-founded the Prospect Park Track Club (PPTC) in 1970. A sign maker by trade, Murphy painted…
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Oct 4

Meditation

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Each session includes instruction in simple techniques, followed by guided meditations.
Category: Fitness, Seniors

Oct 4

Get Into Gear! Celebrate the New Springville Greenway

at DSNY District 2 Garage, Staten Island

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Freshkills Park Development Team welcomes the public to celebrate the new 3.2-mile New Springville Greenway with a festival in Archtober!
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Fitness, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building.
Category: Education, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 4

Astoria Park Highlights

at Parking Lot (in Astoria Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Astoria Park’s rich history features an estate of a local merchant, the inspiration for a famous foreign landmark, and the first stage on a quest for Olympic Gold.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Oct 4

Tide Pool Exploration and Seining

at Cleveland Avenue and Mansion Avenue (in Seaside Wildlife Nature Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. This hike features tide pool exploration and seining.
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids

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