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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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Sunday, October 4, 2015

Oct 4

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.
Create your own tiny, fairy-sized dwelling using found sticks, leaves, and bark—and behold the magic, all enlivened by the captivating sounds of the New Thread Saxophone Quartet.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct 4

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 4

New York Road Runners Youth Running Series at Harry Murphy Cross Country

at Tortoise and Hare Statue (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Nicknamed "The Brush," Harry Murphy (1914–1993) was a founding member of NYRR who painted signs for countless races over the years. In 1970, Murphy founded the Prospect…
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Oct 4

Waterfront Walks: Guided Tours of Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about Brooklyn Bridge Park's unique history, sustainable design, and diverse ecology on these guided tours.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Oct 4

Nature Exploration Hike: Butterflies (Light)

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Oct 4

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Entrance at Brooklyn Avenue and Prospect Place (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to mulch, weed, and plant the butterfly garden and tree beds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 4

Enchantment in The Shop at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Pamela Company’s enchanting wood nymph, leaf and flower fairy tutus and wings are a charming costume for young and old this fall.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 4

The Amazing Maize Maze

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Ready to be amaaazed? Kids and adults alike will have fun finding their way out of this 3-acre corn labyrinth! The adventure begins with a "Stalk Talk" to prepare you…
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids, Fall Festivals

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Event
Oct 4

Food Truck Rally

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Taste a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks
Category: Food
Free!

Oct 4

Food Truck Rally

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance and Dispatch NY present a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks.
Category: Food

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