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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 19, 2015


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


Delving into Isham Park's Past with Sidney Horenstein

at Seaman Avenue & Isham Street (in Isham Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Join Sidney Horenstein, geologist and Educator Emeritus at the American Museum of Natural History, as he leads his geology, history, and natural history walk through Isham Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Talks

Must See

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family-friendly concert.
Category: Concerts, Kids

Best For

NYC Parks Free Wheelchair Flag Football League

at Victory Field (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The league welcomes all persons with disabilities who use wheelchairs to take part in instructional drills, strategy, and game play.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports


The Magical Georgie Porgie at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
A master illusionist, an amazing magician, and an all-around great entertainer, the Magical Georgie Porgie is sure to amaze! Guests of all ages will leave in wonder.
Category: Kids

Best For

Shakespeare in the Garden: A Midsummer Night's Dream

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Alex Schirling presents William Shakespeare’s fantastical comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Category: Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks


Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari

at Riverside Park South, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Come explore the park on a guided safari walk that searches out site-specific dance pieces choreographed for Riverside Park South.
Category: Dance, Festivals, Tours, Waterfront


Family Camping at Prospect Park

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
To enter visit on Wednesday, September 9.
Category: Nature, Kids

Best For

Washington Square Dances

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Using the power of dance to create community, Dances For A Variable Population (DVP) will present Washington Square Dances 2015 at Garibaldi Plaza, Washington Square…
Category: Dance, Seniors


Bryant Park Shakespeare: The Taming of the Shrew

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks

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