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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 10, 2015


Movies Under the Stars: Frozen

at Maurice Park (in Frank Principe Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies

Best For

Astronomy: The Draconids Meteor Shower

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Let the Urban Park Rangers be your guide as we witness the Draconids meteor shower, which produces around 10 meteors per hour.
Category: Nature, Astronomy

Must See

Sunday, October 11, 2015


Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair

at Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to host Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair will be on view through November 8, 2015 in Highbridge Park located in northern Manhattan.
Category: Art


It's My Park at Maple Playground

at Maple Playground, Queens

8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Body and Brain Yoga and Tai Chi Flushing to help clean the playground, rake leaves, and plant daffodil bulbs at Maple Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life at Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join New York Road Runners for free weekly runs in your neighborhood! Open to all ages and experience levels. Walkers, strollers, and dogs on leash are welcome. No advance registration required.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness


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.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Category: Education


Fall Birding

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Naturalist Gabriel Willow contributes his extensive knowledge of diverse bird species and their behavior on these captivating walks through the gardens and woodlands.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids, Fall Foliage, Talks, Seniors

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TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Fillmore Avenue and E 36th Street

9:44 a.m.3:00 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


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

Best For

Bryant Park Petanque Tournament

at Petanque Courts (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Select doubles style pétanque tournament for this popular European game organized by La Boule New Yorkaise, NYC's championship-winning club.
Category: Games

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