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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 13, 2014

Sep13

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep13

Red Hook Food Vendors

at Ball Field #1 (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Since 1974, the Red Hook Food Vendors have been serving the most authentic and traditional foods from Latin America in New York City. Named after its location--one of Brooklyn's…
Category: Food
Free!

Sep13

Decorate a Birdhouse

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn more about the birds that visit the Greenbelt (and your yard), then decorate a birdhouse that feathered friends would love to visit.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep13

Saturday Yoga on the Waterfront

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Free waterfront yoga classes designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep13

Free Community Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
This fall, come out and enjoy the benefits of Tai Chi, a gentle exercise that focuses on deep breath and movements based on images found in nature. Once a season, Wave Hill offers a…
Category: Fitness
Free!

Sep13

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from the Conservancy horticulturalists who take care of this special place within the Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep13

"Old Mott Haven" Historic Neighborhood Stroll

at E.138th Street and Third Avenue, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Jordan L. Mott bought this portion of The Bronx in 1841 and transformed it into an industrial community where innovations such as the coal-burning stove first came into…
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks

Sep13

Grow to Learn NYC Workshop: Building Raised Beds

at City Hall Garden (in City Hall Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of using power drills and saws, and how to build raised garden beds.
Category: Nature
Free!

Sep13

Back to School Tie Dye / Face Painting Festival

at Frederick Johnson Park (in Frederick Johnson Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for a tie dye and face painting festival!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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