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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 12, 2015

Sep 12

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Sep 12

2015 Annual Summer Street Theater Tour: Teach It Right, or Right to Teach

at Washington Square Arch (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Theater for the New City's award-winning "Teach It Right, or, Right to Teach" is a rip-roaring musical which tackles the challenges and struggles facing public education in NYC.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Sep 12

Le Petit Art

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature works of art (4"x6") or less using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art
Free!

Sep 12

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: History, Tours

Sep 12

Skats The Clown at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Skats the Clown has been bringing the funny to audiences for nearly two decades. His confusing style of clown comedy is guaranteed to bring out the inner child in everyone.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 12

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History

Sep 12

Exhibition Talk: Tredwell Costume Collection

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Pamela Long, the Textile Conservator at the Merchant's House Museum, for a talk on the Merchant's House collection of nineteenth-century women's clothing.
Category: Education, History, Talks

Sep 12

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family-friendly concert.
Category: Concerts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 12

Skats the Clown at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Skats the Clown has been bringing the funny to audiences for nearly two decades. His confusing style of clown comedy is guaranteed to bring out the inner child in everyone.
Category: Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 12

Shakespeare in the Garden: A Midsummer Night's Dream

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Alex Schirling presents William Shakespeare’s fantastical comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Category: Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks

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