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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


Bike NY Pedal Stops

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Bike NY for Pedal Stops, a station with rider assistance, snacks, and information on cycling.
Category: Sports


Family Art Project: Caterpillar Sock Puppets

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Legend has it that the size of the colored sections of the woolly bear caterpillar can help forecast the coming winter weather. Adorn a sock puppet with fur, yarn, hair and button eyes.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids

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Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
In this beginner-level class,Irving Yee, a member of the William CC Chen Tai Chi School, introduces students to the internal martial arts and promotes an awareness of its benefits.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness


Annual Plant Sale

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Visit The Shop for our popular annual sale of rare plants, superior cultivars, and top-notch performers specially selected by Wave Hill’s gardeners.
Category: Nature


Trails Restoration

at Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Projects include building boardwalks, installing water bars and clearing drainage swales.
Category: Volunteer


Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Games


Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Jim May will share the Haitian story "Owl" and Peter Stevenson will share the Welsh story "The Ointment".
Category: Kids

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Poseidon's Parade

at Beach 106th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Poseidon's Parade is a family-friendly art parade that encourages creativity and artistic expression
Category: Art, Festivals, Kids, Theater

Must See

The Amazing Maize Maze

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Ready to be amaaazed? Kids and adults alike will have fun finding their way out of this 3-acre corn labyrinth! The adventure begins with a "Stalk Talk" to prepare you…
Category: Festivals, Kids, Fall Festivals

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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

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