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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 November 19, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Sep15

Scavenger Hunt

at Driggs Avenue and Lorimer Street (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.
We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world. Children who spend time outdoors develop strong imaginations and learn to socialize better…
Category: Nature, History, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep15

Freshwater Fishing

at Kissena Playground (in Kissena Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.
Mastering any new skill requires practice and patience. Fishing programs help develop these skills while connecting you with nature.
Category: Nature, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Sep15

Redesign Javits Playground Using Science and Math: Registration Closed

at Jacob Javits Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Use math and science to redesign the Javits Playground in your vision.
Category: Education, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep15

NYS Nature Trivia

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Did you know that we have an official state reptile, and it can be found right here in the Greenbelt? Learn about other state symbols and where they can be found. Then take a short…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep15

HSBC Children's Garden Fall Sessions - Session 1

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore QBG's beautiful Herb Garden while learning about the many uses of these plants.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep15

Opening Reception for Fall Exhibitions at Wave Hill

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Join us for a reception marking the opening of Wave Hill’s fall exhibitions.
Category: Art

Sep15

Garden Highlights Walks at Wave Hill

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, Fall Foliage

Sep15

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A Walking Tour of Central Park's Western Edge.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Sep15

History In Your Hands: Flax to Linen

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come check on our flax crop and try out tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep15

Bowery Presents: ALT-J (SOLD OUT)

at Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.
Doors: 6:00 PM
Category: Concerts

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