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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 6, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Oct10

Family Art Project: Sailing the Sky

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Look for migrating hawks soaring, circling, and gliding above the Hudson River.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct10

It's My Park at Baisley Pond Park

at Sutphin Boulevard and Rockaway Boulevard (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join the Southeast Queens Chamber of Commerce in planting projects at Baisley Pond Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct10

Pop-Up Audubon: Fantastic Foliage

at Zucker Natural Exploration Area (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Brooklyn's last-remaining forest becomes a real-world laboratory for hands-on discovery.
Category: Birding, Nature, Fall Foliage
Free!

Oct10

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, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct10

It's My Park at Nehemiah Park

at Nehemiah Park, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Empowering Youth in Excellence Inc., PS 141 and PS 184 as they paint park benches and clean up the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct10

Derby Day

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Rescheduled from October 3 due to rain. Get your cars ready for the Soap Box Derby! Design a version of a soap box car. Be creative in your design.
Category: Accessible, Art, Games, Best for Kids, Sports, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct10

Bryant Park Petanque Tournament

at Petanque Courts (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Select doubles style pétanque tournament for this popular European game organized by La Boule New Yorkaise, NYC's championship-winning club.
Category: Games
Free!

Oct10

Birding: Kids Raptor Discovery

at Parking Area (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Join the Urban Park Rangers as we learn about the different birds of prey, or raptors, that live all around us.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct10

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct10

Tide Pools and Seining

at Burnett Street and Avenue U (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On this hike, prepare to explore tide pools and try your hand at seining.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Fishing, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids

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