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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 November 11, 2012 (x) to September 15, 2018

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Oct 1

Cunningham Park Farmers Market

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Purchase local dairy, vegetable, fruit, and meat products, as well as baked goods and drinks at this weekly farmers market.
Category: Markets, Food
Free!

Oct 1

It's My Park at Fort Independence Playground

at Park House (in Fort Independence Playground), Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Jerome Park Friends and Neighbors a.k.a. Jerome Park F.A.N.S. to sustain this beautiful green space with clean-ups, mulching, and horticulture work.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 1

Bird Walks with New York City Audubon

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how Queens Botanical Garden provides important resources for birds— like water, shelter, and insects to eat.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Oct 1

Birding: Fall Migration

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Oct 1

Women With Wings Art Exhibit

at Maggie's Garden (NYRP), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Friendship Garden, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
This exhibit features a series of artworks inspired by the women of New York, including the historical and contemporary women who make Uptown Manhattan a diverse and vibrant community.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct 1

Start of Fall Hike

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
From subtle color changes to the pronounced calls of passing songbirds, there will be a lot to experience along this discovery hike geared for ages 8 and older.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage, Hiking
Free!

Oct 1

Family Art Project: Mapping the Bronx Green

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Using recycled maps and printmaking, create individual collages or join in a collaborative map installation highlighting Bronx green spaces like Wave Hill.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct 1

Tai Chi Fort Greene

at On the lawn between the Visitor Center and Prison Ship Martyrs Monument (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Movement, meditation, and deep breathing for better health, strength, concentration, and self-awareness!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Oct 1

Roger Morris Park Garden Volunteer Day

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Whether you have a green thumb or just a curiosity for what makes the garden grow, all are welcome to volunteer in Roger Morris Park.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Oct 1

Nature Exploration Hike: Bugs and Butterflies (Light)

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids

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