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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 3, 2012 (x) to December 30, 2017

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Oct 9

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct 9

Hattie Carthan Herban Farm and Apothecary Market

at Hattie Carthan Herban Farm, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The Hattie Carthan Herban Farm and Apothecary opens this Sunday and every Sunday through Thanksgiving of this year.
Category: Markets, Food, Seniors
Free!

Oct 9

Family Nature Walk

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a family-friendly walk through the gardens or woodlands.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 9

It's My Park at Murray Hill Playground

at Barclay Avenue and Murray Street Park Entrance (in Murray Hill Playground), Queens

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Young Adult Division at Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Temple to clean up at Murray Hill Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 9

Fall 2016 Overlook Concerts – Bluegrass

at 116th Street Overlook (in Riverside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for these sweet Sundays in the park! This week’s performer: Columbia University Bluegrass Band; James Kerr, Leader.
Category: Concerts
Free!

Oct 9

Hike and Draw

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Focusing in on nature and transferring it to paper can be a calming and meditative process.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Oct 9

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct 9

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Zombieland

at Sunset Park, Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free film!
Category: Accessible, Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Oct 9

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Creature from the Black Lagoon

at Lawn behind the soccer field (in Bushwick Inlet Park), Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
In this 1954 classic, a strange prehistoric beast lurks in the depths of the Amazonian jungle. A group of scientists try to capture the creature, but risks their lives in the process.
Category: Accessible, Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Oct 9

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Star Wars The Force Awakens

at Elmhurst Park, Queens

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

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