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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 October 5, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, October 17, 2015


Urban Starfest in Central Park

at Sheep Meadow (in Central Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers and the Amateur Astronomers Association invite you to enjoy the wonders of the universe at this annual event.
Category: Astronomy

Must See

Sunday, October 18, 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


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


It's My Park at Hendrick I. Lott House

at Hendrick I. Lott House, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Help weed, mulch, rake and plant in various locations on the grounds, as well as the street tree pits.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


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


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

Must See

Hatha Yoga

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Reduce stress, increase your energy and bring strength and flexibility to mind, body and spirit with a yoga practice. Classes are led by Yoga for Blissdirector Neem…
Category: Nature, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors


It's My Park at Pinehurst Steps Community Garden

at West 181st Street Community Garden, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the W 181st Street Beautification Project to help remove litter and plant flower bulbs in the garden for the spring.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


Family Art Project: Be a Bee

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Outfit yourself with wings, antennae, a pollen cup and a kazoo to hum with. Buzz around in a hive of six-sided cells, forage in the flowers, and join in a bee parade.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Festivals, Kids, Fall Festivals

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It's My Park at St. Marks Children's Park

at St. Marks Children's Playground

10:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Volunteers will plant daffodil bulbs and help clean up the park. We look forward to caring for the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park

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