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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

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Oct11

It's My Park at Maple Playground

at Maple Playground, Queens

8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Body and Brain Yoga and Tai Chi Flushing to help clean the playground, rake leaves, and plant daffodil bulbs at Maple Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct11

New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life at Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

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!

Oct11

Fall Birding

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Naturalist Gabriel Willow contributes his extensive knowledge of diverse bird species and their behavior on these captivating walks through the gardens and woodlands.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Fall Foliage, Talks, Seniors

Best For
Kids
Oct11

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Category: Education
Free!

Oct11

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Fillmore Avenue and E 36th Street

9:44 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!

Oct11

Birding Basics for Families

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience Central Park as a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot! Bring your family on a guided walk led by Central Park Conservancy staff and the NYC Audubon Society.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct11

Hatha Yoga

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Reduce stress, increase your energy, and bring strength and flexibility to mind, body, and spirit with a yoga practice.
Category: Fitness, Seniors

Oct11

Birding: Fall Migration

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our 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, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct11

Living with White-Tailed Deer

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Explore the woods of Blue Heron Park with the Urban Park Rangers in a search for deer. Learn about deer ecology and behavior as you look for clues of deer presence.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct11

Family Art Project: Sailing the Sky

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Look for migrating hawks soaring, circling, and gliding above the Hudson River. Then fashion a sailing hawk glider or feathery windsock for the autumn breezes.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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