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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.

Viewing 10,561–10,570 out of 12,889 events
from November 8, 2012 (x) to December 29, 2018

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Oct21

Preparing Your Garden for Winter

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join QBG Farm and Compost staff to learn how to care for your soil during fall and winter. We’ll discuss soil testing, cover crops, mulch, and compost application.
Category: Education, Nature

Oct21

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Green Team provides essential horticultural care to Brooklyn Bridge Park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Oct21

Conference House: Inside Out

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Conference House in a unique way – inside out. View the “bones” through blueprint drawings and photographs highlighting the architecture of this National and New York City landmark.
Category: Art, History, Tours
Free!

Oct21

It’s My Park: Volunteer Along the Trails With Us

at High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for a fulfilling day of volunteering outdoors in the Greenbelt to help keep the trail system in great hiking and running condition.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Oct21

Claremont in Motion Bike Ride

at Claremont Neighborhood Center, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays for our Bike Riding Program, featuring bike riding classes, fun activities for families, and more!
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, Best for Kids, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct21

It's My Park at First Park

at Handball Court Entrance (in First Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the First Street Block Association to help plant bulbs and clean up First Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct21

Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads a class to tone and define your core, lower back, and glutes combined with cardio exercises that will maximize your fat-burning potential. Bring your own mat.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Oct21

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct21

It's My Park at Hoover - Manton Playgrounds

at Seating area (in Hoover - Manton Playgrounds), Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Kiwanis Queens Boulevard Club to plant daffodil bulbs at Hoover - Manton Playgrounds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct21

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Montefiore Square

at Park Entrance at 137th Street and Broadway (in Montefiore Square), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Montefiore Park Neighborhood Association to plant bulbs, weed, and do light clean up at Montefiore Square.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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