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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 3, 2015

Oct 3

CANCELLED: Raptor Fest

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Experience the thrill of viewing New York's premier predators live and up close with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 3

Dachshund Octoberfest

at Washington Square Arch (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The 22nd annual Dachshund Octoberfest is a social gathering of dachshunds and their owners. There are no competitions or vendors. At 1:00 p.m. we will sing the 'DachsSong."
Category: Dogs, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 3

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Oct 3

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center Track and Field

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for 50 meter dash, relay races, and hurdles. Compete against your peers and learn how to properly take off in a race. Other games will be available for younger children.
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 3

SkowheganPerforms at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
SkowheganPerforms, now in its fifth season, invites Skowhegan alumni to activate the entire park with an afternoon of performance and art. The site-specific works are interspersed…
Category: Art, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 3

Compost Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Every Saturday, the Compost Crew processes food scraps collected at the Inwood Greenmarket and organic waste recovered from NYRP's landscaping operations. Learn about the process…
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Oct 3

CANCELLED: Summer on the Hudson: Hoops and Loops Festival

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Celebrate World Hoop Day by dancing to live looped music by multiple talented artists. Bring your hoop and your sense of exploration and get down.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 3

Kids Crafts: Scharen Knippen

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall at Lefferts with the old Dutch craft Scharen Knippen. Cut out autumn and halloween scenes and patterns some designed in the 19th century by Mrs. Lefferts herself. While…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids, Halloween

Best For
Kids
Oct 3

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Corner of 5th Ave and Garfield Place

2:00 p.m.5:00 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!

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