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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.

Viewing 21–30 out of 3,138 events
from October 4, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Oct 4

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Entrance at Brooklyn Avenue and Prospect Place (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to mulch, weed, and plant the butterfly garden and tree beds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park

Oct 4

New York Road Runners Harry Murphy Cross Country (5K)

at Tortoise and Hare Statue (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Born in Brooklyn, Harry Murphy (1914-1993) was a founding member of NYRR in 1958 and co-founded the Prospect Park Track Club (PPTC) in 1970. A sign maker by trade, Murphy painted…
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Oct 4

Medieval Festival

at Margaret Corbin Drive and adjacent lawns (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

11:30 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Fort Tryon Park is transformed into a medieval market town decorated with bright banners and processional flags. Performers, guests and festival goers dress in medieval costume.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Festivals, Games, History, Kids, Markets, Food, Waterfront, Fall Festivals

Must See
Oct 4


at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Each session includes instruction in simple techniques, followed by guided meditations.
Category: Fitness, Seniors

Oct 4


at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Goalball is a Paralympic sport for athletes with visual impairments. It is played by two teams of three using a ball with bells inside.
Category: Accessible, Sports

Oct 4

Get Into Gear! Celebrate the New Springville Greenway

at DSNY District 2 Garage, Staten Island

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Freshkills Park Development Team welcomes the public to celebrate the new 3.2-mile New Springville Greenway with a festival in Archtober!
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Fitness, Kids

Best For
Oct 4

Youth Wheelchair Basketballl

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The NY Rolling Fury are looking for kids, teens, and young adults with physical disabilities who are ages 6-21, to learn how to play wheelchair basketball.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports

Oct 4

Yoga At Morris-Jumel Mansion

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Every Thursday and Sunday at 1 p.m., Morris-Jumel Mansion plays host to Awesome Asana Yoga, an hour-long exercise in body stretching and mind cleansing taught by Registered Yoga…
Category: Fitness

Oct 4

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building.
Category: Education, Games, Kids

Best For
Oct 4

Forest Crew

at Highbridge Park, Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees.
Category: Volunteer

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