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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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from September 2, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Oct 4

Birding Basics 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.
Experience Central Park as a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot! Bring your family on a guided walk led by Central Park Conservancy staff and the NYC Audubon Society.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 4

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
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 4

New York Road Runners Youth Running Series at Harry Murphy Cross Country

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

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Nicknamed "The Brush," Harry Murphy (1914–1993) was a founding member of NYRR who painted signs for countless races over the years. In 1970, Murphy founded the Prospect…
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Oct 4

Waterfront Walks: Guided Tours of Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about Brooklyn Bridge Park's unique history, sustainable design, and diverse ecology on these guided tours.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Oct 4

Food Truck Rally

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Taste a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks
Category: Food
Free!

Oct 4

Food Truck Rally

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance and Dispatch NY present a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks.
Category: Food

Oct 4

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg is Brooklyn Flea’s giant all-food market, featuring 100+ vendors every Sunday serving everything from freshly frosted black and white cookies to giant turkey legs to…
Category: Food
Free!

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
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 4

Goalball

at Gertrude Ederle 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. The ball is the size of a basketball but twice…
Category: Accessible, Sports

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