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Fall Eco-Friendly Weekend Activities

2012 October 11

Feeling autumnal yet? Get out and celebrate fall by participating in one of these festive eco-friendly activities!

Art in Odd Places: It’s the last weekend to participate in this multidisciplinary exploration of art in public spaces. Explore 14th Street with a new appreciation for the urban outdoors. Through October 15.

Dog Day at Central Park: Celebrate Central Park’s vibrant dog community at the 10th Annual “My Dog Loves Central Park Country Fair.” Saturday, October 13, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Greenbelt Pumpkin Festival: Welcome autumn on Staten Island with free healthy cooking demonstrations, composting tips, puppet shoes and other environmental education activities. Sunday, October 14, noon-4 p.m.

Fall Kids Fest: Gather your troops for a free festive day dedicated to kids and enjoy live music, arts and crafts, pumpkin decorating and more in Madison Square Park! October 13, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Outdoor Klezmer Concert: Come to the 116th Street overlook in Riverside Park for a taste of Klezmer music performed by a diverse group of talented musicians. Sunday, October 14, 2-4 p.m.

Tree Giveaways: Join the Million Trees mission and pick up a tree to plant throughout the five boroughs! Times and locations vary around the NYC area.

Woodland and Park Cleanup: Volunteer to help cleanup Inwood Hill Park with the Urban Park Rangers. All equipment provided. Sunday, October 14, 10 a.m.

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