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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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from May 18, 2013 (x) to September 15, 2018

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Oct 8

Discovery Walks for Families: Gardens

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 p.m.
Bring your family for a guided walk and learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of Central Park.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 8

It's My Park at Albemarle Playground

at Children's playground (in Albemarle Playground), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with The Singing Winds at Albemarle Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 8

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Prospect Park on a guided walking tour of this iconic park in the heart of Brooklyn.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Oct 8

Family Art Project: Raptors in the Autumn Sky

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Make your own movable, raptor puppet resembling the migrating hawks circling and gliding above the Hudson River!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct 8

It's My Park at Lt. Lia Playground

at Wall Street and St. Marks Place (in Lt. Lia Playground), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with HEALTH for Youths to beautify our park while maintaining our planting area at Lt. Lia Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 8

Deer Exploration Hike

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Trek through this part of the Staten Island Greenbelt with the Urban Park Rangers, as we explore where deer roam through our city.
Category: Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Oct 8

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

Oct 8

World's Fair History Walking Tour

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 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

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct 8

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

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