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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

Get Active Hiking III: Seven Wonders Tour

at Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Hike Van Cortlandt Park's many trails while learning about the natural history of the area with the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Sep12

Bryant Park Moves

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This modern dance class, now in its fifth year, is led by dancers from the world-renowned Limón Dance Company. Experience the joy of movement and dance.
Category: Dance, Art, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep12

Shape Up NYC Body Sculpting

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories. Enjoy fun, continuous movement to great music.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Sep12

Bike New York: Bicycling Basics Class

at Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatics Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 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, Fitness, Sports, Volunteer, Learn To Ride, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep12

ESL Advanced Class

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
The focus of this class will be on sharpening English language speaking, reading comprehension, and writing for Spanish-speaking adults.
Category: Education
Free!

Sep12

Family Art Project: Palisades in Plaster

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Take a look at the rock formations that make up the magnificent cliffs of the Palisades that face Wave Hill.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep12

Free Community Tai Chi Chuan

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This fall, come out and enjoy this gentle exercise that focuses on deep breath and movement based on images found in nature. I
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Sep12

Full River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard (in Bronx Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Canoe through the Bronx River Forest, the NY Botanical Garden, the Bronx Zoo, River Park, Starlight Park & Concrete Plant Park. Registration required.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Kayaking and Canoeing, Talks, Waterfront

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Sep12

5th Annual Honey Festival

at Beach 97th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach), Queens

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Learn about and taste honey from NYC and beyond with kids' activities, bee-keeping demos, a marketplace of bee-related products, and much more.
Category: Festivals, Kids, Markets
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep12

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!

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