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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

It's My Park at Stuyvesant Park

at Stuyvesant Square, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
For their Fall It's My Park project the Stuyvesant Park Neighborhood Association and the Friends Seminary will be weeding, raking, planting, and mulching.
Category: Kids, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 17

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 17

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: Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Talks, Waterfront

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!

Best For
Kids
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!

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