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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 8, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Oct 3

Family Art Project: Magical Wands and Fairy Houses

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Make a wand of ribbons to twirl through the autumn air and then be captivated by Rama Mandel’s enchanting fairy stories. Venture into the woodlands to create your own tiny,…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 3

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at East 28th Street and 2nd Avenue

10:00 a.m.1:00 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!

Oct 3

It's My Park at Astoria Heights Playground

at 46th Street and 30th Road (in Astoria Heights Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, join the Friends of Astoria Heights Park for a fun-filled day of tree care and other family-friendly events.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 3

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!

Oct 3

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
Oct 3

Van Cortlandt Trails Restoration

at Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Work alongside trails professionals, developing skills in various areas of trail construction while improving the various trails of Van Cortlandt Park
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct 3

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Springfield Park

at Park House (in Springfield Park), Queens

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
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!

Oct 3

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!

Oct 3

CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Must See
Event
Oct 3

Historic Tea Tasting and Lecture

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Morris-Jumel Mansion's assistant curator and food historian will lead a talkative tasting of four historic teas, each one representative of a phase in the Mansion's 250-year history.
Category: Education, History, Food, Talks

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