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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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Saturday, October 17, 2015

Oct17

It's My Park at Fort Washington Park

at Rocky Run Dog Run, Manhattan

9:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Rocky Run Dog Park to remove litter and spread wood chips throughout the dog run.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct17

Arts & Crafts and Games for Kids

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Participants will enjoy arts & crafts, sand art, and different games. Appropriate for ages 5 and up.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct17

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
n this beginner-level class, Irving Yee, a member of the William CC Chen Tai Chi School, introduces students to the internal martial arts and promotes an awareness of its benefits.
Category: Fitness, Seniors

Oct17

Birding: Fall Migration

at Cunningham Park Parking Lot (in Cunningham Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Oct17

It's My Park at St. Vartan Park

at St. Vartan Park, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will be as raking, weeding, planting bulbs, and mulching the garden near 1st Ave.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct17

Upper River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come canoe through Shoelace Park, Bronx River Forest, the New York Botanical Garden, and the Bronx Zoo.
Category: Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Talks, Waterfront

Oct17

It's My Park at Mosholu Parklands

at Webster House, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Bedford Mosholu Community Association and the Friends of Mosholu Parkway as they celebrate the fall weekend with clean-ups, plantings, and painting along Mosholu Parkway.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct17

Van Cortlandt Park Forest Restoration

at Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location, Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help restore our Forever Wild Preserve by clearing invasive weeds and planting native species.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct17

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, join in a bee parade, and do a bee dance.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct17

It's My Park at Dr. Ronald McNair Park

at Park Circle (in Dr. Ronald McNair Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, please join the Central Brooklyn Lions Club to help care for Dr. Ronald McNair Park. Volunteers will remove garbage and beautify the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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