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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 17, 2015

Oct 17

Arts & Crafts and Games for Kids

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Participants will enjoy arts & crafts, sand art, and different games. Appropriate for ages 5 and up.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

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Oct 17

Van Cortlandt Park Forest Restoration

at Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location, Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help restore our Forever Wild Preserve by clearing invasive weeds and planting native species.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct 17

Birding: Fall Migration

at Cunningham Park Parking Lot (in Cunningham Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Oct 17

It's My Park at Maple Woods Park

at Richmond Road Between Steuben St. and Pierce St. (in Maple Woods), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season come join local volunteers at Maple Woods Park and learn how to identify native and invasive plants, and then help with removing the invasives.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 17

It's My Park at Betsy Head Park

at Strauss Street and Livonia Avenue (in Betsy Head Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season please come out to Betsy Head Park to help with clean-up, planting and painting.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 17

It's My Park at Amersfort Park

at Flagpole (in Amersfort Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Amersfort Park in the park to help rake leaves, do weeding, spread woodchips, and some general clean-up of the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 17

It's My Park at Dr. Ronald McNair Park

at Park Circle (in Dr. Ronald McNair Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, please join the Central Brooklyn Lions Club to help care for Dr. Ronald McNair Park. Volunteers will remove garbage and beautify the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 17

It's My Park at Harmony Park

at Entrance at Hattie Jones Court (in Harmony Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, please come out and join Friends of Harmony Park/Harmony Park Homeownwers Association as they clean and spruce up the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 17

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at 193rd Street and 81st Avenue

10:00 a.m.1:00 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
Free!

Oct 17

It's My Park at Mosholu Parklands

at Webster House, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Bedford Mosholu Community Association and the Friends of Mosholu Parkway as they celebrate the fall weekend with clean-ups, plantings, and painting along Mosholu Parkway.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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