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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 December 4, 2012 (x) to December 29, 2018

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Oct14

Greenbelt on the Go: Sparrows at Conference House Park

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

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
October is prime time to learn to identify the different species of sparrows that visit Staten Island.
Category: Birding, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Oct14

It's My Park at Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech

at Bowne House (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Beautify Historic Flushing to plant daffodil bulbs at Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct14

It's My Park at Lafayette Ave Mall Greenstreet

at Lafayette Avenue Mall Greenstreet, Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Pratt Towers Community Space Committee to beautify at Lafayette Ave Mall Greenstreet.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct14

NYRR Open Run: Canarsie Park

at East 88th Street and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn

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
Free!

Oct14

Hattie Carthan Community Saturday Farmers Market

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

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Hattie Carthan Community Farmers Market is opening for its ninth season of healthy food, activities, education and food justice programming.
Category: Markets, Food

Oct14

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
Oct14

Woodworking: Bird Feeder Workshop

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

9:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Using basic woodworking tools, build a one-of-kind sculptural bird feeder for your garden’s avian friends with woodworker, author and Wave Hill Director of Facilities Frank Perrone.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct14

Family Art Project: October Treasures

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore Wave Hill to see the treasures autumn trees have laid upon the grounds. Use your findings, buttons, small stones and a bit of sparkle to make a home for your nature collection.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct14

Birding: Hawk Watch

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Our birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Oct14

Greenpeace’s Arctic Sunrise

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Take a free guided tour of Greenpeace’s Arctic Sunrise. Free tours of the ship will include education about the sources of plastic pollution, as well as steps to take to stop it.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

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