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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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Sunday, October 1, 2017

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
Oct 1

Historic New York: Long Island City Parks

at Vernon Boulevard and Main Avenue (in Hallets Cove Playground), Queens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This one-way hike will highlight parks along the East River. We will visit Socrates Sculpture, Rainey Park, Queensbridge Park, and end at Hunters Point South. Registration is required.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Oct 1

Discovery Day at Freshkills Park

at Freshkills Park Event Entrance, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This free event is a chance to explore normally closed areas of Freshkills Park and enjoy the unique landscape and spectacular views the landfill-to-park project has to offer!
Category: Birding, Nature, Fitness, Sports, Tours, Volunteer, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

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Oct 1

The Amazing Maize Maze

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Ready to be amaaazed? Kids and adults alike will have fun finding their way out of this three-acre corn labyrinth!
Category: Festivals, Games

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