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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

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Msgr. McGolrick Park

at Monsignor McGolrick Park (in Msgr. McGolrick Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, please join the McGolrick Park Neighborhood Alliance to honor two long-serving local stewards and champions of the McGolrick Park. Volunteers will clean…
Category: It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

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Oct 3

CANCELLED: Harvest Festival - Postponed due to inclement weather. New date: 10/24

at Field 62 - 63 (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for a free day of face painting, kite flying, live music by J.D. Patch, square dancing by NYC Barn Dance, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Seniors, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 3

CANCELLED: Raptor Fest

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Experience the thrill of viewing New York's premier predators live and up close with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Fall Festivals
Free!

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Event
Oct 3

Dachshund Octoberfest

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The 22nd annual Dachshund Octoberfest is a social gathering of dachshunds and their owners. There are no competitions or vendors. At 1:00 p.m. we will sing the 'DachsSong."
Category: Dogs, Fall Festivals
Free!

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Event
Oct 3

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Oct 3

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center Track and Field

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for 50 meter dash, relay races, and hurdles. Compete against your peers and learn how to properly take off in a race. Other games will be available for younger children.
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 3

SkowheganPerforms at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
SkowheganPerforms, now in its fifth season, invites Skowhegan alumni to activate the entire park with an afternoon of performance and art. The site-specific works are interspersed…
Category: Art, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 3

Walking Tour: Rambling Through Rosebank

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Take a walk in Alice’s neighborhood, visiting the places special to the Austen Family, including St. John’s Rectory. RSVP to 718-816-4506 x10 or info@aliceausten.org

Oct 3

Compost Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Every Saturday, the Compost Crew processes food scraps collected at the Inwood Greenmarket and organic waste recovered from NYRP's landscaping operations. Learn about the process…
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Oct 3

CANCELLED: Summer on the Hudson: Hoops and Loops Festival

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Celebrate World Hoop Day by dancing to live looped music by multiple talented artists. Bring your hoop and your sense of exploration and get down.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

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