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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 12, 2015

Sep12

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome! You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep12

ESL Intermediate Class

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of reading and writing English from a certified ESL instructor.
Category: Education
Free!

Sep12

Saturday Sculpture Workshop

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Saturday Sculpture Workshops are organized for kids ages 5- 13 and their families. Workshops are free and offered in the park’s education area on a drop-in basis.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep12

The Uni Project at Tappen Park

at Tappen Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Uni Project brings pop-up reading rooms to public spaces throughout New York City.
Category: Education, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep12

It's My Park at Julio Carballo Fields

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join Hunts Point Recreation Center and the Stewards of Julio Carballo Field as they conduct a mid-day clean-up and planting at Julio Carballo Fields.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sep12

GreenThumb Annual Harvest Fair

at Diamante Garden (in ), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join GreenThumb for our annual celebration that honors thousands of community gardeners and greening professionals across New York City for their work during the season.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Nature, Festivals, Fitness, Games, Kids, Markets, Tours, Food, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep12

Westerleigh Park Birthday Party

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
There will be face painting, costume characters, food, music, ice cream, cake, and giveaways.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Dance, Festivals, Games, Kids, Food, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep12

Hands-on History: Founding Fathers

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate the anniversary of the signing of the Constitution by making your own wig, listening to stories, and signing the manor's replica of that document below Rufus King's signature!
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep12

21st Annual Santos White Community Garden Celebration

at Santos White Garden (in ), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Come out and enjoy live music by Santos and The Romantics 4 Plus and delicous food prepared by the Santos White gardeners and D.J. Chris. Bring a case of soda, water, or a tray of food…
Free!

Sep12

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

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