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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 14, 2017

Oct14

Family Art Project: October Treasures

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore Wave Hill to see the treasures autumn trees have laid upon the grounds. Use your findings, buttons, small stones and a bit of sparkle to make a home for your nature collection.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct14

Birding: Hawk Watch

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Our birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Oct14

Greenpeace’s Arctic Sunrise

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Take a free guided tour of Greenpeace’s Arctic Sunrise. Free tours of the ship will include education about the sources of plastic pollution, as well as steps to take to stop it.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct14

Running Wild: Introduction to Trail Running

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Running through the woods can nurture the soul and tone the body. Join us for one or all of these free six runs designed to help you become more comfortable and adept at trail running.
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Oct14

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!

Oct14

Free Nature Walk at Washington Square Park

at Northwest Corner Seating Area (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join NYC naturalist Leslie Day for a nature walk through Washington Square Park where she will talk about the botanical history of the trees and the diverse bird life of the park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage, Wildlife
Free!

Oct14

Pickleball 101

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Pickleball is one of the fast growing sports in the United States. Never heard of it? Take this opportunity to learn the basics of Pickleball from Ocean Breeze instructors. This…
Category: Accessible, Education, Fitness, Games, Sports, Seniors
Free!

Oct14

Estuary Paddle

at Starlight Docks (in Starlight Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on a 2.5-mile paddling adventure and explore the estuary sections of the Bronx River.
Category: Nature, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

Oct14

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!

Oct14

Hispanic Heritage Dance-Mania

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Enjoy four hours of free dance lessons in salsa, flamenco, Samba, and the Latin hustle!
Category: Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Hispanic Heritage Month
Free!

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