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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 15, 2016

Oct15

Discovery Walks for Families: Living Laboratory

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Discover what plants and animals call this secluded park woodland their home!
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct15

Arts, Culture & Fun: Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month in the Heights

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with music, dance, performances, art, and more!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Food, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct15

"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!

Oct15

It's My Park at MacDonald Park

at MacDonald Park Sitting Area (in MacDonald Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of MacDonald Park to clean up MacDonald Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct15

Workshops at The Battery: Pumpkin Painting & Fall Crafts

at Labyrinth Farm (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Paint pumpkins, make leaf rubbings, and create veggie art with The Battery Conservancy.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct15

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!

Oct15

It's My Park at St. Vartan Park

at Garden Area (in St. Vartan Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
For the end of the It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of St. Vartan Park to help rake, weed, mulch, and plant bulbs in St. Vartan Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct15

It's My Park at J. Hood Wright Park

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of J Hood Wright Park to do general cleanup and plant flower bulbs in the landscaped areas in J. Hood Wright Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct15

It's My Park at Inwood Hill Park

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Inwood Hill Park to plant flower bulbs in Inwood Hill Park. Art-making supplies will also be available to create flower-inspired art!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct15

It's My Park at Riverside Oval Garden

at Riverside Oval Greenstreet, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Riverside Oval Association to plant flower bulbs and do gardening cleanup projects at the Riverside Oval Garden.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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