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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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Sunday, October 4, 2015

Oct 4

Birding Basics for Families

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience Central Park as a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot! Bring your family on a guided walk led by Central Park Conservancy staff and the NYC Audubon Society.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 4

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at 10th Avenue & 45th Street, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 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 4

Birding: Fall Migration

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels, and beginners are welcome.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Oct 4

Family Art Project: Magical Wands and Fairy Houses

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Create your own tiny, fairy-sized dwelling using found sticks, leaves, and bark—and behold the magic, all enlivened by the captivating sounds of the New Thread Saxophone Quartet.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct 4

Hatha Yoga

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Reduce stress, increase your energy and bring strength and flexibility to mind, body and spirit with a yoga practice. Classes are led by Yoga for Blissdirector Neem…
Category: Fitness, Seniors

Oct 4

New York Road Runners Youth Running Series at Harry Murphy Cross Country

at Tortoise and Hare Statue (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Nicknamed "The Brush," Harry Murphy (1914–1993) was a founding member of NYRR who painted signs for countless races over the years. In 1970, Murphy founded the Prospect…
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Oct 4

Food Truck Rally

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Taste a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks
Category: Food
Free!

Oct 4

Waterfront Walks: Guided Tours of Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about Brooklyn Bridge Park's unique history, sustainable design, and diverse ecology on these guided tours.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Oct 4

Food Truck Rally

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance and Dispatch NY present a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks.
Category: Food

Oct 4

Nature Exploration Hike: Butterflies (Light)

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

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