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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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Saturday, October 8, 2016

Oct 8

Bronx River Forest Restoration

at Burke Avenue and Bronx Park East

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will remove invasive species, plant native species, and maintain existing trail network.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Oct 8

Green Neighborhood: Inwood

at Payson Avenue and Dyckman Street (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team in caring for street trees in Inwood! Please come in long pants and sturdy sneakers or boots.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Oct 8

NYRR Open Run: St. Mary's Park

at Eagle Avenue and 149th Street (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Oct 8

Hattie Carthan Community Farmers' Market

at Hattie Carthan Garden (in Hattie Carthan Community Garden), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The Hattie Carthan Community Farmers’ Market is opening for its eighth season of healthy food, activities, education, and food justice programming.
Category: Education, Markets, Food, Seniors
Free!

Oct 8

Build a Rain Water Harvesting System and Shade Structure

at East 43rd Street Block Association Community Garden Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We are coming together as a community to build a much needed rain water harvesting system and wooden shade structure that will be used to collect water for the garden.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Oct 8

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Students split into groups according to their level of expertise, exploring movements at their own pace, whether as beginners or as more advanced students of Tai Chi.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Oct 8

Family Art Project: Raptors in the Autumn Sky

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Make your own raptor puppet resembling the migrating hawks circling and gliding above the Hudson River. Then join visiting artist Andrea Lomantoon a group puppet project creating…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

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Oct 8

Tabatathon

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Looking for a full body workout to kickstart your fall fitness routine? Join us at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex for our first ever Tabatathon. Tabata training is one of the most…
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Oct 8

"Welcome!" program

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer greeters will be available from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the "Welcome! Wagon" to answer your questions about the park’s history and horticulture.
Category: Accessible, Education, Tours
Free!

Oct 8

It's My Park at Owl's Head Park

at 67th Street and Colonial Road (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Owl's Head Hort Group to plant, weed, and clean up at Owl's Head Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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