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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 14, 2012 (x) to September 15, 2018

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Oct 7

CANCELLED: Upper River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard, Bronx

9:30 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a 2.5-mile paddling adventure and explore the fresh water sections of the Bronx River, starting at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard and ending at Bronx Zoo.
Category: Nature, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

Oct 7

Running Wild: Introduction to Trail Running

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Running through the woods can nurture the soul and tone the body. Join us for one or all of these free six runs designed to help you become more comfortable and adept at trail running.
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Oct 7

Fort Tryon Kids Art: Palisades in Plaster

at Cloisters Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join Artist Jenae Schwartz in making rock sculptures inspired by the magnificent formations of the Palisades.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 7

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 7

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birders - Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Why do birds flock to Central Park every spring and fall? We’ll find out as we explore Central Park’s woodlands, and learn the basics of bird identification.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 7

CANCELLED: Saturday Woodland Corps

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help the Alliance restore the woodlands with a team of dedicated volunteers committed to on site, ongoing care of the park’s 250 acres of forest.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Oct 7

Shape Up NYC: Zumba - Adults

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Have fun with Zumba for fitness, health, and well-being.
Category: Accessible, Fitness
Free!

Oct 7

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!

Oct 7

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!

Oct 7

It's My Park at McCarren Park

at McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Good.Clean.Fun. to exercise in the park, and borrow a pair of re-usable work gloves and pick up trash along the way at McCarren Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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