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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 January 18, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Sep26

Bryant Park Piano

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Clap your hands, stamp your feet, and say yeah to weekday performances of ragtime, jazz, boogie-woogie, and stride piano in Bryant Park.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Sep26

High Line Field Station

at Chelsea Market Passage (in The High Line), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Stop by our mobile information cart to make the most of your next visit to the High Line.
Category: Education, Nature, Art
Free!

Sep26

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers and Sailors Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Play as your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board from inside at our Human Chess games, where chess becomes a embodied team sport. All levels welcome!
Category: Festivals, Games, Kids
Free!

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Kids
Sep26

Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove Park, Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Help maintain the Sherman Creek Gardens and join our Garden Crew on Thursday evenings this spring through fall.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep26

Grow to Learn Grant Writing & Garden Planning Workshop

at GrowNYC Office, Manhattan

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Need help applying for a Grow to Learn Mini-Grant? Attend a grant-writing and garden design workshop! We will walk you through the application and garden design process and help…
Category: Education
Free!

Sep26

Plants You Can Use! A Horticulture Tour with High Line Gardeners

at High Line (in The High Line), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a walk with High Line Gardeners, Maeve Turner and Kaspar Wittlinger, to learn about horticulture on the High Line and the surprising uses of everyday plants! This High Line…
Category: Nature, Tours

Sep26

Exhibition Talk: A Gardener's Library

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

7:30 p.m.
Guest curator Joseph Disponzio-- noted author, scholar of garden history, and a preservation landscape architect with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation-- discusses…
Category: Art, History, Talks
Free!

Friday, September 27, 2013

Sep27

Mad. Sq. Art 2013: Giuseppe Penone: "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)"

at Oval Lawn (in Madison Square Park), Manhattan

6:00 a.m.
Madison Square Park Conservancy’s Mad. Sq. Art announces a new sculptural installation for fall 2013 by renowned Italian artist Giuseppe Penone, consisting of three monumental, 30-foot tall bronze trees. "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)" featuring Penone’s signature manipulation of the trees’ natural forms, will interact with Madison Square Park’s lush landscape to highlight the relationships amongst man, sculpture and nature.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Tours
Free!

Sep27

Art Exhibit: Invasive Pigments

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Invasive Pigments is a series of watercolor-like paintings which explores the migration and proliferation of weeds and other "unintentional" plants in tandem with human…
Category: Education, Nature, Art

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