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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 19, 2015

Sep19

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Games
Free!

Sep19

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Jim May will share the Haitian story "Owl" and Peter Stevenson will share the Welsh story "The Ointment".
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep19

Poseidon's Parade

at Beach 106th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Poseidon's Parade is a family-friendly art parade that encourages creativity and artistic expression
Category: Art, Festivals, Kids, Theater

Must See
Event
Sep19

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep19

Summer on the Hudson & Shape Up NYC present Zumba

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International music, and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Category: Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep19

Bike Bonanza

at Sunken Playground (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Bike Bonanza in Highbridge Park features free, fun activities for the whole family!
Category: Fitness, Kids, Sports, High Bridge
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep19

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep19

Movement Invention Lab With Gallim Dance

at Pier 3 Greenway Terrace (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This family-friendly class will lead you through exercises that stimulate your creative mind while improving mobility, flexibility, and stamina.
Category: Dance
Free!

Sep19

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Yoga classes are free and designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel. Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha…
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep19

Kite Festival

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Watch your kite soar above the Manhattan skyline! Kites will be available for purchase or you can bring your own.
Category: Kids
Free!

Must See
Event

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