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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 22, 2016

Oct22

Fall Citywide Stewardship Day: Brooklyn

at Seaview Avenue and East 108th Street (in Fresh Creek Nature Preserve), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We will be hosting opportunities in all five boroughs for individuals, groups, and families to come out and help care for our urban forests.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct22

Hattie Carthan Community Farmers' Market

at Hattie Carthan Garden (in Hattie Carthan Community Garden), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The Hattie Carthan Community Farmers’ Market is opening for its eighth season of healthy food, activities, education, and food justice programming.
Category: Education, Markets, Food, Seniors
Free!

Oct22

Highbridge River Walk

at Dyckman Sitting Area (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
We'll search for wildflowers, insects, birds, and some of Manhattan's last remaining freshwater seeps and springs.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Oct22

Historical Tour (South)

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Come learn more about Robert Moses, the bridges, and the history of the island and the park it become.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Oct22

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Green Team provides essential horticultural care to the park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Oct22

Workshop: A Photowalk in Rosebank with Christine Osinski

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Christine Osinski will lead a photowalk through Staten Island’s Rosebank neighborhood.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Oct22

Garden Conservation Day

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We will be planting our daffodil bulbs!
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct22

Early Childhood Math Program

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Back by popular demand! Ms. Carole Mulligan will be teaching a free early math program for kids ages three to six.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct22

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.
Make a wand of ribbons to twirl through the autumn air and then be captivated by Rama Mandel’s enchanting fairy stories.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct22

Crochet Meet Group

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
This is a friendly group of parents interested in learning crochet to teach their children
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

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