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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 21, 2017

Oct21

It's My Park at Red Hook Recreation Area

at Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Red Hook Conservancy to help with a general cleanup around Red Hook Recreation Area.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct21

It's My Park at Thomas Jefferson Park

at Toms Dog Run (in Thomas Jefferson Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Tom's Dog Run Committee to plant bulbs in the garden at Thomas Jefferson Park.
Category: Dogs, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct21

It's My Park at Marcus Garvey Park

at 123rd Street and Lenox Avenue Median, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Mount Morris Park Community Improvement Association to plant bulbs on the medians of Lenox Ave from 119th Street to 124th Street by Marcus Garvey Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct21

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!

Oct21

Aster Plantings

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Create an Aster Place for the Bronx by planting a mass of these dainty native and other wildflowers with the Urban Eco-Teens as your guides.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Oct21

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
Oct21

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!

Oct21

NYC Parks Wheelchair Football Championship 2017

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Watch our Wheelchair Football Championship 2017! Spectators are welcome.
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

Oct21

Preparing Your Garden for Winter

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join QBG Farm and Compost staff to learn how to care for your soil during fall and winter. We’ll discuss soil testing, cover crops, mulch, and compost application.
Category: Education, Nature

Oct21

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!

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