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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 11, 2014

Oct11

Edgar Allan Poe: Stories Recited From Memory

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Edgar Allan Poe: Stories Recited from Memory, features dramatic recitations of several writings of Edgar Allan Poe.
Category: Art, History, Theater, Talks, Open House New York
Free!

Oct11

It's My Park Day at Nehemiah Park

at Nehemiah Park, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers will cleanup, paint, and beautify Nehemiah Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct11

CANCELLED: Shape Up NYC Body Sculpting for Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance, while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories. Enjoy fun, continuous movement to great music.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Oct11

It's My Park Day at Thomas Green Playground

at Entrance at 3rd Avenue and Douglass Street (in Thomas Greene Playground), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Friends of Douglas/Greene Park to help clean, rake, and weed Thomas Greene Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct11

Zumba at Van Cortlandt Park

at Sachkerah Woods Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Zumba combines Latin, international and popular music dance with aerobic elements All fitness levels are encouraged to join in and work at their own pace. Wear…
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Oct11

CANCELLED: It's My Park Day at St. Mark's Children's Park

at St. Marks Children's Playground

10:30 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteers will cleanup and beautify the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct11

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct11

Astronomy: Sun Spotting

at B.86th Street & Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The wonders of the universe are ready to be discovered and New York City parks are the perfect place to explore the sky. Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar…
Category: Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct11

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games, from Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct11

My Dog Loves Central Park Fair

at Naumburg Bandshell (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come, sit, stay, and celebrate Central Park and its dog community!
Category: Education, Games, Kids, Dogs, Food
Free!

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