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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

Sep19

Nature Exploration Hike: John Muir Trail

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Hiking is the ultimate way to enjoy the outdoors and a fun way to reduce stress. Vigorous hikes are long distance with hills and rugged terrain.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep19

Nature Presentation: Wonderful Woolly Bears

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Can the brown bands on their bodies really predict the severity of the winter? Join us to find out!
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Talks

Best For
Kids
Sep19

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may include origami, kirigami, decoupage, and collage.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Sep19

Transforming Food

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help make tasty treats in the Lefferts wood-burning hearth. Roll up your sleeves and help churn butter, grind corn and peel apples.
Category: Education, History, Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep19

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!

Sep19

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

at Broadway and Wayne Street (in CPL. Thompson Park), Staten Island

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!

Sep19

The Magical Georgie Porgie at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
A master illusionist, an amazing magician, and an all-around great entertainer, the Magical Georgie Porgie is sure to amaze! Guests of all ages will leave in wonder.
Category: Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep19

The Art of a Story

at Garden of Hope, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon of storytelling and art-making!
Category: Education, Art, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep19

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Sep19

Fall Exhibitions Reception

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Please join us to meet the artists featured in Wave Hill’s fall exhibitions.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

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