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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 8, 2017

Oct 8

Fall Foliage Walk

at Highland Avenue Entrance (in Captain Tilly Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Let our Urban Park Ranger naturalists explain why leaves change colors and introduce you to the diversity of trees found in our urban forests.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage, Hiking
Free!

Oct 8

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birders - The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.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
Oct 8

World's Fair History Walking Tour

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hear the stories behind the Unisphere, New York State Pavilion, Hall of Science, Queens Zoo Aviary, Carousel, Time Capsules, Underground Home, and more.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Oct 8

Seasonal Garden Tours & Activity Table

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
On the first weekend of each month, explore seasonal garden highlights with our knowledgeable staff on a tour, then join us at the activity table.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours

Best For
Kids
Oct 8

It's My Park at Skyline Playground

at Clyde Place and Prospect Avenue (in Skyline Playground), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We will be doing a general clean-up of the park as well as maintaining our garden.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 8

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Murray Hill Playground

at Barclay Avenue and Murray Street Park Entrance (in Murray Hill Playground), Queens

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Young Adult Division at Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Temple to clean up at Murray Hill Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 8

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Oct 8

Coming Out Day Picnic

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy festivities and food on the lawn. Presented in partnership with Pride Center of Staten Island.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours, Food, Waterfront
Free!

Oct 8

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Oct 8

Concert: Bridget Kibbey & The Sebastians

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Sensational harpist Bridget Kibbey joins forces with The Sebastians, an ensemble known for "elegant string playing" (Early Music Today), to perform "Bach's Toccata & Fugue in D Minor."
Category: Concerts

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