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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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from October 12, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Sep20

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari

at 68th Street Entrance at Riverside Park South, Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Come explore the park on a guided safari walk that searches out site-specific dance pieces choreographed for Riverside Park South.
Category: Dance, Festivals, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Sep20

Shape Up NYC: Hot Hula Fitness

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, Hot Hula fitness incorporates easy to perform dance movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep20

Summer on the Hudson: West Coast Swing Outdoors

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
West Coast Swing, a partner dance fusing elements of slow Lindy Hop, Salsa, and booty-shakin', can be danced to R&B, pop, rock, hip hop, and blues!
Category: Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep20

Family Camping

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life, and to laugh and play with our families.
Category: Nature
Free!

Sep20

“Bad Woods”

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

6:30 p.m.
“Bad Woods” is an hour-long dance performance and music installation, inspired by the native Lenape and the forests that exist in present day.
Category: Dance, Theater
Free!

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Sep20

The Night Sky

at The Great Hill (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Sep21

Art in the Garden: Harvesting Our History: The Story of Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Get a sense of Queens Botanical Garden's past and how both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs influenced the Garden's development.
Category: Art, Festivals, History, Seniors

Sep21

The NY World’s Fairs and the Port Authority Bringing Trade, Travel and Tourism to Queens, The Region and the World

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
In our continuing celebration of the New York World's Fairs, enjoy this Port Authority multimedia exhibit.
Category: Art, History

Sep21

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Free programs are available for individuals aged 8 and above on a first–come,first-served basis on Sundays at 10:00a.m. from May through November. Registration begins at…
Free!

Sep21

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

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