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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 5, 2014

Oct 5

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.
Free programs are available for individuals aged 8 and above on a first–come,first-served basis on Sundays at 10:00a.m. from May through November. Registration begins at…
Free!

Oct 5

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Red Hook Food Vendors

at Ball Field #1 (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Since 1974, the Red Hook Food Vendors have been serving the most authentic and traditional foods from Latin America in New York City. Named after its location--one of Brooklyn's…
Category: Food
Free!

Oct 5

Birding: Fall Migration

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

10:00 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

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Oct 5

Birding 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 the coming of fall in Central Park when it becomes a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot!
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

It's My Park Day at East River Esplanade

at 96th Street and FDR Drive (in East River Esplanade), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to help scrape/paint railings and plant bulbs.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct 5

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct 5

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Category: Games, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games, from Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids

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