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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

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: Best for 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, Women's History Month

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, Best for 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: Best for 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

Sep 12

Family Camping at Pelham Bay Park

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Participants are chosen by lottery. To enter visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on September 2
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 12

Bryant Park Shakespeare: The Taming of the Shrew

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Sep 12

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Ghostbusters

at Washington Market Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

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