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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 30, 2017

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Oct 8

Compost Workday

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on the second Saturday of the month to get an inside look at this process and learn some of the basics of composting.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct 8

It's My Park at Leif Ericson Park

at Fort Hamilton Parkway entrance (in Leif Ericson Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Leif Ericson Park to plant 350 daffodil bulbs at Leif Ericson Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 8

It's My Park at Mullaly Park

at Mullaly Bike Park/Skate Park (in Mullaly Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Mullaly Bikepark to help repaint the ramps at Mullaly Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 8

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

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Oct 8

Adaptive Flag Football

at Victory Field (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
All is welcome to participate in our Adaptive Flag Football League. Sign up today!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports
Free!

Oct 8

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct 8

Soccer Aerobics

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Adults ages 18 and older are invited to learn, play, and compete in soccer. Have fun while learning and practicing this exciting game.
Category: Sports, Seniors

Oct 8

Paper Arts & Crafts: Paper Cup Penguin

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts and crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 8

CANCELLED: CANCELLED: CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Frankenweenie

at Cooper Park, Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film!
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 8

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - The Bride of Frankenstein

at Carroll Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:45 p.m.
Based on the gothic novel by Mary Shelley, this 1935 classic picks up right after the events in the film, “Frankenstein”.
Category: Accessible, Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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