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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 9, 2012 (x) to September 15, 2018

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Oct15

It's My Park at Ramon Aponte Park

at 47th Street Entrance

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
For the end of It's My Park season, volunteer with Different Direction for its first It's My Park project at Ramon Aponte Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct15

It's My Park at Kips Bay Street Trees

at East 33rd Street and 2nd Avenue, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with sweeping the area, loosening compacted compost, weeding, planting bulbs, watering, and laying wood chips in the tree beds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct15

It's My Park at John V. Lindsay East River Park

at Pier 35, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Pier 35 to plant bulbs in planters along the waterfront as part of the East River Esplanade by Rutgers Slip.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

Oct15

It's My Park at White Playground

at White Playground (in White Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of White Park Alliance to plant flower bulbs, remove litter, and sweep sand at White Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct15

It's My Park at LaTourette Park & Golf Course

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Greenbelt Conservancy to remove invasive plants and weed along the White Trail at LaTourette Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct15

It's My Park at Thomas Jefferson Park

at Toms Dog Run (in Thomas Jefferson Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Tom's Dog Run Committee to spread woodchips, paint the main fence and bulletin board, plant, and clean up the dog run.
Category: Dogs, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct15

Discovery Walks for Families: Living Laboratory

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Discover what plants and animals call this secluded park woodland their home!
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct15

Workshops at The Battery: Pumpkin Painting & Fall Crafts

at Labyrinth Farm (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Paint pumpkins, make leaf rubbings, and create veggie art with The Battery Conservancy.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct15

Plant Your Own Acorn: A Gardening Activity for Kids

at Northwest Corner Seating Area (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Join Washington Square Park Gardener Kaslin Daniels at this program where you’ll learn more about this important nut, plant your own acorn, and decorate a plant marker.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct15

Open House New York: The Edgar Allan Poe Cottage

at Edgar Allan Poe Cottage (in Poe Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Edgar Allan Poe penned many of his most enduring poetical works, from “Annabel Lee” to “The Bells", right here at Poe Cottage.
Category: History, Tours, Open House New York
Free!

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