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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

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Sep 12

Circus Amok

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Since 1989, Circus Amok has brought its funny, queer, caustic, political, one-ring spectacles to diverse neighborhoods throughout NYC.
Category: Best for Kids, Free Summer Theater, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 12

Workshop: Seasonal Ferments

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
In this workshop we’ll explore and craft two delicious types of ferments that are easily made at home without any special ingredients or equipment: a sauerkraut and sour cream.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Food
Free!

Sep 12

Nature Hike

at Wild and Melvin Avenues (in Schmul Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a September nature hike through Freshkills Park!
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Sep 12

Bike New York Presents Learn to Ride: Adults

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
, Learn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike, as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit.
Category: Education, Sports, Learn To Ride
Free!

Sep 12

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!

Sep 12

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, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
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!

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