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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 8, 2016

Oct 8

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!

Oct 8

It's My Park at Springfield Park

at Park House (in Springfield Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join Volunteers for Springfield Park to beautify Springfield Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 8

It's My Park at Nehemiah Park

at Nehemiah Park, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Empowering Youth in Excellence, Inc. to clean and paint at Nehemiah Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 8

It's My Park at Pulaski Park

at Pulaski Park, Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Bruckner Blvd Bridge Tenant Committee to help remove debris at Pulaski Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 8

Discovery Club for Families

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Adults and children alike will take part in an immersive woodland adventure, exploring how people, plants, and wildlife thrive in an urban park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct 8

Fort Tryon Kids Art: Sketching and Painting Fall Foliage

at Billings Lawn south (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Peek into the science of trees and learn about the different parts of a leaf through sketching, leaf rubbing, and painting with water colors.
Category: Art, Best for Kids, Fall Foliage
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 8

Scarecrows: From Heartland to Horror

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Sculptor and artist Ray Villafane returns to New York Botanical Garden to create an original installation that explores the evolution of the scarecrow in the United States.
Category: Art

Oct 8

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 the park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Oct 8

Pumpkins: Playful and Plentiful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore more than 30 friendly scarecrows set among rare and unusual pumpkins and gourds in the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Fall Festivals

Oct 8

Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The chrysanthemum, kiku in Japanese, is the most celebrated of all Japanese fall-flowering plants, and hundreds of meticulously trained kiku will be on display.
Category: Nature, Art

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