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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 7, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Oct17

Birds of the Highland Park Ridgewood Reservoir

at Main Entrance

8:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Join the Brooklyn Bird Club on a bird watching tour around the Reservoir and learn about the fall migration. For more information call (718) 235-4462.
Category: Accessible, Birding, Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct17

It's My Park at Powell's Cove Park

at 137th St and 11th Ave (in Powell's Cove Park), Queens

8:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Coastal Preservation Network to help clean up the waterfront and mulch young trees at Powell's Cove Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct17

New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life - Astoria Park

at Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join New York Road Runners for free weekly runs in your neighborhood! Open to all ages and experience levels. Walkers, strollers, and dogs on leash are welcome. No advance registration required.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Oct17

New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life - St. Mary's Park

at St. Anns Avenue and East 149th Street (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join New York Road Runners for free weekly runs in your neighborhood! Open to all ages and experience levels. Walkers, strollers, and dogs on leash are welcome. No advance registration required.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Oct17

NYRR: Open Run, Run for Life

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
NYRR is working with community leaders to bring free weekly runs to local neighborhood parks all over NYC.
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct17

Learn to Play Basketball

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Children and youth ages 6-12 year will learn fundamental basketball skills and training at this free class.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct17

It's My Park at Sunset Park

at Compost Bin (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This It's My Park season, please join the Sunset Park Compost Project to rake and gather leaves to add to the leaf compost bin.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct17

It's My Park at Vesuvio Playground

at Vesuvio Playground, Manhattan

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This It's My Park season, come along to a family day at Vesuvio Playground with bulb planting and fun activities for children including Imagination Playground blocks!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct17

Cleaning and Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting, or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut while getting great exercise. We are there every Saturday morning.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Oct17

It's My Park at Marcus Garvey Park

at Marcus Garvey Park Dog Run (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join the Marcus Garvey Dog Run Crew for their annual fall service project as they conduct a general clean-up and spread fresh wood chips.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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