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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 3, 2015

Oct 3

New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life - Astoria Park

at Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join New York Road Runners for free weekly runs in your neighborhood! Open to all ages and experience levels. Walkers, strollers, and dogs on leash are welcome. No advance registration required.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Oct 3

New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life - St. Mary's Park

at St. Anns Avenue and East 149th Street (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join New York Road Runners for free weekly runs in your neighborhood! Open to all ages and experience levels. Walkers, strollers, and dogs on leash are welcome. No advance registration required.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Oct 3

Cleaning and Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting, or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut while getting great exercise. We are there every Saturday morning.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Oct 3

NYRR: Open Run, Run for Life

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
NYRR is working with community leaders to bring free weekly runs to local neighborhood parks all over NYC.
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Seniors
Free!

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Kids
Oct 3

It's My Park at Astoria Heights Playground

at 46th Street and 30th Road (in Astoria Heights Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, join the Friends of Astoria Heights Park for a fun-filled day of tree care and other family-friendly events.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 3

Pop-Up Audubon: Fantastic Foliage

at Zucker Natural Exploration Area (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Brooklyn's last-remaining forest becomes a real-world laboratory for hands-on discovery.
Category: Birding, Nature, Fall Foliage
Free!

Oct 3

Family Fun Day: Alice and Me Self - Portraiture

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Families will be introduced to the art of portraiture, using Alice Austen’s photographs as guides. After learning the basics of photography, participants will…
Category: Art, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct 3

Pop-Up Audubon II: Changing Seasons

at Between Eastwood & Binnen Bridge (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This year, the Prospect Park Alliance offers twice the Pop-Up fun with a second tent that explores the park’s aquatic habitats. In October, explore how seasonal shifts affect wildlife.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 3

Upper River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come canoe through Shoelace Park, Bronx River Forest, the New York Botanical Garden, and the Bronx Zoo.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Talks, Waterfront

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Oct 3

Van Cortlandt Trails Restoration

at Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Work alongside trails professionals, developing skills in various areas of trail construction while improving the various trails of Van Cortlandt Park
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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