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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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Sunday, September 8, 2013

Sep 8

Bryant Park Reading Room

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word - under the London Plane trees - in the open-air Reading Room.
Free!

Sep 8

Free Tai Chi in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA, these classes offer the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one's health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep 8

Celebrating Our Seniors - A Walk Through Time

at The Bandshell (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrating Our Seniors is a citywide family-fun day that tells the story of New York through the eyes of its longest lived citizens, our seniors.
Category: History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

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Sep 8

Meditation at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:30 a.m.12:45 p.m.
This fall, take a moment to release stress and reconnect with your inner self while practicing meditation.
Category: Fitness

Sep 8

Ride The Carousel in Prospect Park

at The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old carousel.
Category: Games, Kids

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Sep 8

A Gardener's Library: Vintage Books from the Bartow-Pell Collection

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This working collection is significant for the practical information, aesthetic guidance, and reading pleasure it gave early members. On view during public hours: Wednesday, Saturday…
Category: Art, History

Sep 8

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
An informative tour of Seneca Village.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Sep 8

Summer on the Hudson: 11th Annual West Side County Fair

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy county fair magic in Manhattan and celebrate with carnival rides and games, live bands, sideshow performers, aerialists, reptile shows, greenmarket and "Green Acre".
Category: Festivals, Kids, Markets, Waterfront
Free!

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Sep 8

Hawk Watch

at Pelham Bay Ranger Station (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.
The old Pelham Bay landfill remains closed to the public, making it a great place to watch migrating birds of prey.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

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Sep 8

Revolutionary New York: Fort Greene

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city's long history. Park history programs tell the story of…
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

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