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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 1, 2016

Oct 1

Green Neighborhood: North Shore

at Utter Avenue and Slosson Avenue (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will remove invasive species, which damage the otherwise healthy forest. Everyone will be trained in invasive identification and removal techniques.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Oct 1

Green Neighborhood: Soundview

at Leland Avenue and O'Brien Avenue (in Soundview Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Stewardship Team for a day of caring for Soundview in the Bronx! Volunteers should come dressed in sturdy shoes or boots, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty.
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Oct 1

Hattie Carthan Community Farmers' Market

at Hattie Carthan Garden (in Hattie Carthan Community Garden), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The Hattie Carthan Community Farmers’ Market is opening for its eighth season of healthy food, activities, education, and food justice programming.
Category: Education, Markets, Food, Seniors
Free!

Oct 1

FLOW.16 Art Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Come meet the artists and hear more about their inspirations and challenges in creating unique pieces of outdoor public art.
Category: Art, Tours
Free!

Oct 1

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, Waterfront
Free!

Oct 1

Snap-A-Selfie Scavenger Hunt at Ocean Breeze

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Are you good at riddles? Looking to test your skills? Come join us at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex for this one-of-a-kind scavenger hunt. Explore the facility and it's surrounding…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 1

"Welcome!" program

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer greeters will be available from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the "Welcome! Wagon" to answer your questions about the park’s history and horticulture.
Category: Accessible, Education, Tours
Free!

Oct 1

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 1

Friend's of Straus Park's Art in the Park

at Straus Park, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Friends of Straus Park's Art in the Park event to participate in celebrating art, including painting, photography, jewelry, and clothes.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

Oct 1

Birding Basics for Families: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience Central Park as a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot! Bring your family on a guided walk led by Central Park Conservancy staff and NYC Audubon Society.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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