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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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Sunday, September 13, 2015

Sep13

Washington Square Park Folk Festival

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us for the 5th Annual Washington Square Park Folk Festival. The festival will feature John Cohen of the New Lost City Ramblers, a legend of the 1960's Greenwich Village…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep13

Transforming Food

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help make tasty treats in the Lefferts wood-burning hearth. Roll up your sleeves and help churn butter, grind corn and peel apples.
Category: Education, History, Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep13

Bike New York's Bicycling Basics Class

at Linden Playground (in Linden Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
learn how to adjust your helmet for a safe, comfortable fit, choose an appropriately-sized bike, adjust the seat, perform a simple mechanical inspection, and more.
Category: Education, Sports, Volunteer, Learn To Ride, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep13

Skats The Clown at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Skats the Clown has been bringing the funny to audiences for nearly two decades. His confusing style of clown comedy is guaranteed to bring out the inner child in everyone.
Category: Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep13

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Sep13

Bryant Park Shakespeare: The Taming of the Shrew

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company. May 15 - 31: The Two Gentlemen of Verona July…
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Sep13

Film Screening: The Real Helen Keller

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Hidden from the public gaze was the real Helen Keller, a flesh-and-blood woman, writer and radical activist, suffragette, and socialist.
Category: Accessible, Film, History

Sep13

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History

Sep13

Skats The Clown at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Skats the Clown has been bringing the funny to audiences for nearly two decades. His confusing style of clown comedy is guaranteed to bring out the inner child in everyone.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep13

Movies in the Parks: Standing in the Shadows of Motown

at Herbert Von King Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free movies in our city's parks!
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

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