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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 10, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Oct17

It's My Park at St. Vartan Park

at St. Vartan Park, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will be as raking, weeding, planting bulbs, and mulching the garden near 1st Ave.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct17

Upper River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come canoe through Shoelace Park, Bronx River Forest, the New York Botanical Garden, and the Bronx Zoo.
Category: Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Talks, Waterfront

Oct17

It's My Park at Mosholu Parklands

at Webster House, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Bedford Mosholu Community Association and the Friends of Mosholu Parkway as they celebrate the fall weekend with clean-ups, plantings, and painting along Mosholu Parkway.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct17

Van Cortlandt Park Forest Restoration

at Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location, Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help restore our Forever Wild Preserve by clearing invasive weeds and planting native species.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct17

Family Art Project: Be a Bee

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Outfit yourself with wings, antennae, a pollen cup, and a kazoo to hum with. Buzz around in a hive of six-sided cells, forage in the flowers, join in a bee parade, and do a bee dance.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

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Oct17

It's My Park at Dr. Ronald McNair Park

at Park Circle (in Dr. Ronald McNair Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, please join the Central Brooklyn Lions Club to help care for Dr. Ronald McNair Park. Volunteers will remove garbage and beautify the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct17

It's My Park at Inwood Hill Park

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Inwood Hill Park to help plant bulbs for the spring, clear litter, and remove excess soil from drainage ditches at Inwood Hill Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct17

It's My Park at J. Hood Wright Park

at West 174th Street Entrance (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of J. Hood Wright Park to help remove litter, spread wood chips, and plant flower bulbs at J. Hood Wright Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct17

It's My Park at Stanley Isaacs Playground

at Stanley Isaacs Playground Basketball Court

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come love your park and be a part of the end of the It's My Park season! Join members from We W.I.L.L. Thru Sports for its first It's My Park project!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct17

It's My Park at Kips Bay Neighborhood Street Trees

at Vincent F. Albano Jr Playground (in Vincent F. Albano Jr. Playground), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Tree Stewards of the Kips Bay Neighborhood Association for its fall It's My Park project as the group brings some TLC to its eighteen beloved street trees.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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