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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 20, 2013

Oct20

Mad. Sq. Art 2013: Giuseppe Penone: "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)"

at Oval Lawn (in Madison Square Park), Manhattan

6:00 a.m.
Madison Square Park Conservancy’s Mad. Sq. Art announces a new sculptural installation for fall 2013 by renowned Italian artist Giuseppe Penone, consisting of three monumental, 30-foot tall bronze trees. "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)" featuring Penone’s signature manipulation of the trees’ natural forms, will interact with Madison Square Park’s lush landscape to highlight the relationships amongst man, sculpture and nature.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Tours
Free!

Oct20

Art Exhibit: Invasive Pigments

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Invasive Pigments is a series of watercolor-like paintings which explores the migration and proliferation of weeds and other "unintentional" plants in tandem with human…
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Oct20

FLOW.13

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.
The Randall's Island Park Alliance, BxMA, and Made Event are pleased to present FLOW, the annual summer art exhibit along the shoreline at Randall's Island Park.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct20

It's My Park Day at Riverside Oval

at 156th Street and Riverside Drive, Manhattan

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come out to the Riverside Oval for It's My Park Day to prepare for the spring months.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct20

Hatha Yoga at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Find refuge from city life by practicing seasonal yoga. Decrease stress and increase your energy by focusing on your posture, your breath and your mind/body/spirit.
Category: Fitness

Oct20

Alley Pond Adventure Course Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course is an outdoor adventure that fosters trust, problem-solving and team-building right in your own backyard. For the mnth…
Free!

Oct20

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.
Take the kids on a walk through one of New York City’s richest bird habitats — the North Woods. Learn how to spot and identify our feathered neighbors in their natural surroundings...
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Oct20

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.
Join Upper Green Side as they continue scraping and painting the railings along the esplanade and planting bulbs in planting areas.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct20

It's My Park Day West 181st Street Community Garden

at West 181st Street Community Garden, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with weeding, sweeping, and planting spring bulbs.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct20

It's My Park Day throughout Avenue P

at Avenue P Improvement Project Sites, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Avenue P Improvement Project and local businesses, who will help demonstrate the street tree stewardship that helps strengthen our urban tree canopy.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

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