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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

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
Oct 3

Kids Crafts: Scharen Knippen

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall at Lefferts with the old Dutch craft Scharen Knippen. Cut out autumn and halloween scenes and patterns some designed in the 19th century by Mrs. Lefferts herself. While…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids, Halloween

Best For
Kids
Oct 3

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Corner of 5th Ave and Garfield Place

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Oct 3

Le Petit Art-Still Life Water Colors

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature works of art (4"x6") or less using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct 3

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Oct 3

Wave Hill Gallery Tour

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

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The act of exploring, recording and recounting is central to the artistic practice of many artists. The fall exhibition, Field Notes, brings together three artists—Matthew…
Category: Education, Art, Best for Kids, Tours, Seniors

Best For
Kids

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