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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


Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours


September Butterfly Stroll

at St. Andrew's Church, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Sulphur, Monarch, and spicebush, oh my! Search out these butterflies in the sky!
Category: Nature, Hiking


Summer on the Hudson & Shape Up NYC present Zumba

at West 125 Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International music, and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Category: Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness


Bike Bonanza

at Sunken Playground (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Bike Bonanza in Highbridge Park features free, fun activities for the whole family!
Category: Fitness, Kids, Sports, High Bridge

Best For

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours


Movement Invention Lab With Gallim Dance

at Pier 3 Greenway Terrace (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This family-friendly class will lead you through exercises that stimulate your creative mind while improving mobility, flexibility, and stamina.
Category: Dance


GCEF Grant Open House

at 61 Franklin Street Garden, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The 61 Franklin Street Garden is honored to have received a 19 million-dollar grant to help address the Greenpoint's environmental improvement priorities.
Category: Education, Talks


Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Yoga classes are free and designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel. Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha…
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness


Kite Festival

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Watch your kite soar above the Manhattan skyline! Kites will be available for purchase or you can bring your own.
Category: Kids

Must See

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Discover the fascinating history of Wave Hill’s architecture and landscape on a walk with a Wave Hill Garden Guide.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks

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