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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, September 28, 2013

Sep28

Night Hike (light)

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

7:00 p.m.
On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our City's rich history and diverse culture, or just unplug form the world to clear your head. Hiking programs…
Category: Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep28

Learn to Ride a Bike

at I.S. 2 George L. Egbert Playground, Staten Island

11:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Children learn the basics and techniques of bike riding. Please bring bikes and helmets.
Category: Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Sep29

Mad. Sq. Art 2013: Giuseppe Penone: "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)"

at Oval Lawn (in Madison Square Park), Manhattan

6:00 a.m.
Madison Square Park Conservancy’s Mad. Sq. Art announces a new sculptural installation for fall 2013 by renowned Italian artist Giuseppe Penone, consisting of three monumental, 30-foot tall bronze trees. "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)" featuring Penone’s signature manipulation of the trees’ natural forms, will interact with Madison Square Park’s lush landscape to highlight the relationships amongst man, sculpture and nature.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Tours
Free!

Sep29

Art Exhibit: Invasive Pigments

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Invasive Pigments is a series of watercolor-like paintings which explores the migration and proliferation of weeds and other "unintentional" plants in tandem with human…
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Sep29

Dumbo Arts Festival

at Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.11:00 p.m.
The Dumbo Arts Festival is a three day celebration of art, music and performance. It brings over 500 artists from a variety of fields, with 100 studios, 50 galleries, and 100…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Festivals, Theater, Fall Festivals
Free!

Sep29

Photoville

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.
PHOTOVILLE will be a feisty mix of exhibitions, lectures, hands-on workshops, nighttime projections, photo dog run, and a summer beer-garden that will create a photographic…
Category: Art
Free!

Sep29

FLOW.13

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

9:00 a.m.
The Randall's Island Park Alliance, BxMA, and Made Event are pleased to present FLOW, the annual summer art exhibit along the shoreline at Randall's Island Park.
Category: Art
Free!

Sep29

Community Volunteer Day at Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Roll up your sleeves and join your neighbors in volunteering to keep QBG clean and green!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep29

Fort Tryon Park Trust Friends Committee Fall Planting Prep

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, come out to Fort Tryon Park to plants all kinds of bulbs throughout the subway terrace.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Sep29

Summer on the Hudson: Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join The Downtown Boathouse for 20-minute instructional paddles, and explore the Hudson River first hand.
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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