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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

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Oct18

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
Free!

Oct18

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, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct18

It's My Park at Soundview Park and BBQ

at Soundview Park Butterfly Meditation Garden (in Soundview Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join the Friends of Soundview Park and fellow community members for their fall clean-up.
Category: Fitness, Volunteer, It's My Park, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct18

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
Free!

Oct18

It's My Park at Cadman Plaza Park

at Brooklyn War Memorial (in Cadman Plaza Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, please join the Cadman Park Conservancy to care for Cadman Plaza Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct18

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
Oct18

Trail of the Month: White Trail

at 1 Eton Place (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us and the National Park Service, as we hike the entire White Trail. Enjoy both forest and coastal ecosystems as we travel from Willowbrook Park to Great Kills Park.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct18

Its My Park at Maple Woods Park

at Richmond Road Between Steuben St. and Pierce St. (in Maple Woods), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season come join local volunteers at Maple Woods Park and learn how to identify native and invasive plants, and then help with removing the invasives.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct18

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Rockaway Boulevard and 111th Avenue

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Oct18

Open House New York: The Arsenal

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
As part of Open House NY, join the Urban Park Rangers on guided tours of the historic Arsenal building in Central Park. Today it is the main headquarters for NYC Parks.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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