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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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Sunday, September 13, 2015


Trail of the Month Hike

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Starting at High Rock Park, we will follow the Yellow Trail south past Moses Mountain and through Bucks Hollow on to southwest LaTourette.
Category: Hiking


Free Tai Chi in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA, these classes offer the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in…
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness


Learn to Ride for Kids

at Albert H. Mauro Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This class teaches a safe, easy, effective way to learn to ride. Using this “balance first” method, parents help get their children rolling while the child does most of the…
Category: Kids, Sports

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at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Let nature inspire you to find your center and reconnect with your true self using guided mindfulness and other meditation practices.
Category: Fitness


TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Surrey Place and Midland Parkway

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015


Kayak Freshkills Park

at Freshkills Park, Staten Island

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Freshkills Park Team and Kayak Staten Island for a kayaking experience like no other! Kayak along the Fresh Kill and see the site from a different perspective.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing

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Bones of an Old Dutch House Tour

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Examine the white oak timbers (the bones) of Lefferts Historic House and the many layers that were added, subtracted, and changed over the past 230 years.
Category: History, Tours



at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Goalball is a Paralympic sport for athletes with visual impairments. It is played by two teams of three using a ball with bells inside.
Category: Accessible, Sports


Summer on the Hudson: Riverside Park Skate Jam

at Skate Park at 108th (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
There will be skating competitions, open skate, a raffle, food vendors, and all day fun.
Category: Festivals, Fitness, Games, Kids, Sports

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Freshwater Fishing

at 164th Street and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Most programs are first-come, first-served.
Category: Nature, Fishing

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