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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 5, 2015

Sep 5

Seaside Wildlife Exploration

at Remsen Avenue and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. From falcons and salamanders, to deer and seals; Wildlife viewing is a perfect activity for any age. Our Rangers…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 5

Compost Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Every Saturday, the Compost Crew processes food scraps collected at the Inwood Greenmarket and organic waste recovered from NYRP's landscaping operations. Learn about the process…
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Sep 5

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Soccer

at St. James Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location, St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Freshkills Park Site Tour

at St. George Ferry Terminal, Staten Island

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
At 2,200 acres, Freshkills Park will be almost three times the size of Central Park and the largest park developed in New York City in over 100 years.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 5

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Teen Flag Football

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free fitness instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Bronx Harvest Festival 2015 - Rainbow Garden of Life and Health

at Garden of Life and Health, Bronx

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Please join Bronx Green-Up as they celebrate the efforts of community gardeners citywide with there annual Harvest Festival. Join us at the Rainbow Garden of Life and Health…
Category: Festivals, Food
Free!

Sep 5

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may include origami, kirigami, decoupage, and collage.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Sep 5

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
Sep 5

Skats The Clown at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Combining magic and clownery, Skats makes everyone laugh out loud while also leaving them in amazement!
Category: Accessible, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

GreenThumb Workshop: Canning & Preserving the Harvest

at Garden of Life and Health, Bronx

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy the bounty of the growing season and learn how to preserve your harvest!
Category: Education, Food
Free!

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