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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 21, 2013

Sep21

Bird Walks

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Bird Walks focus on wildlife happenings in the park and are led by NYC Audubon experts or the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Sep21

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

Sep21

International Coastal Cleanup at Soundview Park

at Basketball Court at Lacombe and Rosedale Avenues (in Soundview Park), Bronx

8:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Friends of Soundview Park and the Bronx River Alliance as they work to improve the health of the Long Island Sound and remove waterfront debris. Free and for all ages!
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Volunteer, It's My Park Day, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Sep21

Photoville

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.
PHOTOVILLE will be a feisty mix of exhibitions, lectures, hands-on workshops, nighttime projections, photo dog run, and a summer beer-garden that will create a photographic…
Category: Art
Free!

Sep21

Cleaning Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come out and lend a hand to help us rake, weed and do various gardening chores at Westerleigh Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep21

FLOW.13

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.
The Randall's Island Park Alliance, BxMA, and Made Event are pleased to present FLOW, the annual summer art exhibit along the shoreline at Randall's Island Park.
Category: Art
Free!

Sep21

Chess-in-the-Park Rapid Open

at Bethesda Fountain (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us for the 13th Annual Chess-in-the-Park Rapid Open, an exciting day of all-ages outdoor chess competition. Grandmasters will play with challengers throughout the day and there will…
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

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Sep21

Volunteer for "Get Hooked" Fishing Event

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to assist patrons attending our "Get Hooked" fishing program. This will be on the southwest corner of Randall's Island Park, south of the 103rd…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Volunteer, Fishing
Free!

Sep21

House Work Exhibition

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Inspired by historical homes, including those in the Bronx, Cara Lynch’s exhibition of prints and installations is a window into the world of intricate patterns from past centuries.
Category: Art, History
Free!

Sep21

Shapeup NYC Couch to 5k

at B.86th Street & Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

9:15 a.m.10:15 a.m.
A beginner program for the aspiring runner, this class will combine running, walking, and conditioning exercises to get you in shape for long distance running. Free, All are…
Category: Fitness
Free!

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