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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

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Ave R and Ocean Ave

10:00 a.m.5:00 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!

Oct17

It's My Park at Springfield Park

at Park House (in Springfield Park), Queens

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Rescheduled Event: This It's My Park season, join Volunteers for Springfield park to help clean, paint benches and fences, weed, plant, and rake leaves in Springfield park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct17

It's My Park at First Park

at 1st Street between First and Second Avenue (in First Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, First St Block Association will be doing a fall gardening and clean up day in First Park and First St Garden!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct17

2nd Annual Community Pet Day aka Howl-A-Ween

at Irving Square Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 a.m.
Please join the Friends of Irving Square Park and the Office of Council Member Espinal for the 2nd Annual Community Pet Day aka Howl-A-Ween in Irving Square Park.
Category: Best for Kids, Dogs, Halloween
Free!

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Oct17

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.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, Tours
Free!

Oct17

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Hear about those who once called Wave Hill home, among them Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt, Bashford Dean, and Arturo Toscanini.
Category: History, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Oct17

It's My Park at Washington Market Park

at Washington Market Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, Friends of Washington Market Park and the park gardener will host a family activity to plant bulbs in the park that will become wonderful spring flowers!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct17

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!

Oct17

Bronx Crime and Noir Writers Society Workshop Hosted By Charlie Vazquez

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This workshop will come together every third Saturday to participate in writing prompts, readings, and critiques.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Oct17

It's My Park at Minetta Green

at Minetta Green, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join local residents and kids as they plant bulbs for spring flowers in this Village park garden! Come along and meet some neighbors!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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