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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 13, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Oct10

Bryant Park Petanque Tournament

at Petanque Courts (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Select doubles style pétanque tournament for this popular European game organized by La Boule New Yorkaise, NYC's championship-winning club.
Category: Games
Free!

Oct10

Community Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Calling all novice paddlers: come explore the tidal section of the Bronx River and experience the beauty of estuary!
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct10

Bronx River Ramble: Starlight Park

at West Farms #2 Train Station, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Discover the park's pre-history that includes a replica of Henry Hudson's Half Moon and no less than three unsuccessful attempts to hold a world's fair by the Bronx River.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct10

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!

Oct10

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
Oct10

Get Active Hiking II: Family Friendly

at Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Hike Van Cortlandt Park's many trails while learning about the natural history of the area with the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct10

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.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct10

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
In this beginner-level class, Irving Yee, a member of the William CC Chen Tai Chi School, introduces students to the internal martial arts and promotes an awareness of its benefits.
Category: Fitness, Seniors

Oct10

It's My Park at Nehemiah Park

at Nehemiah Park, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Empowering Youth in Excellence Inc., PS 141 and PS 184 as they paint park benches and clean up the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct10

It's My Park at Baisley Pond Park

at Sutphin Boulevard and Rockaway Boulevard (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join the Southeast Queens Chamber of Commerce in planting projects at Baisley Pond Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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