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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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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Oct11

Outdoor Exercise with Nancy Bruning

at 123rd Street Park House (in Morningside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.8:00 a.m.
The sessions will include a variety of exercises that use park features such as stairs, benches, and retaining walls to work every muscle group.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Oct11

Bird Walk at The Battery with NYC Audubon

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Explore the diversity of migrating birds that find food and habitat in The Battery.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Oct11

Farm and Compost Volunteer Days

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the NYC Compost Project and lend a hand at our sustainable farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct11

Exhibition - Over Here: A Centennial Commemoration of World War I Memorials in NYC Parks

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
A century after US entry into World War I, the exhibit Over Here features 39 of the 102 World War Memorials in New York City’s Parks.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Oct11

Basic Sign Language

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

10:45 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Learn basic sign language for communication.
Category: Accessible, Talks
Free!

Oct11

Bryant Park Public Tours

at Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed "Needle Park" of the 1970s into Manhattan's Town Square of today.
Category: Education, Tours
Free!

Oct11

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct11

Special Express Arts 1

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Engaging special needs adults through arts for self expression.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Oct11

Farm Open Hours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Drop in at the Queens Botanical Garden Farm to see what’s growing!Our organically managed farm produces a diversity of herbs, fruits, vegetables, and other beneficial plants.
Category: Nature
Free!

Oct11

Evening Group Hike at the Greenbelt Nature Center

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us for our weekly evening hike where we will cover 4 or 5 miles. You will probably see parts of the Greenbelt and the trail system that you haven't seen before!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Hiking
Free!

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