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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 20, 2014

Sep20

The Amazing Captain Faust

at Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.
A Coney Island performer in the heart of Queens! Come see his slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that are sure to leave guests in awe.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep20

Wave Hill Gallery Tour

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a curatorial fellow for a tour of current exhibitions. In the main gallery, Recapturing the Scenic Wilds is inspired by Theodore Roosevelt, a former resident of Wave Hill who had…
Category: Art, Tours
Free!

Sep20

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.
Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family friendly concert.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Sep20

The Amazing Captain Faust

at Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.
A Coney Island performer in the heart of Queens! Come see his slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that are sure to leave guests in awe.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep20

Dance 'n' Film Night: NY Export: Opus Jazz

at Target Brooklyn Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Enjoy a fun dance workshop and a dance-themed movie night. Dance Workshop from 4:00 to 6:30 PM. Movie begins at sunset, between 7:30 and 8:00 PM.
Category: Dance, Film, Free Summer Movies, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep20

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari

at 68th Street Entrance at Riverside Park South, Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Come explore the park on a guided safari walk that searches out site-specific dance pieces choreographed for Riverside Park South.
Category: Dance, Festivals, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Sep20

Shape Up NYC: Hot Hula Fitness

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, Hot Hula fitness incorporates easy to perform dance movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep20

Summer on the Hudson: West Coast Swing Outdoors

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
West Coast Swing, a partner dance fusing elements of slow Lindy Hop, Salsa, and booty-shakin', can be danced to R&B, pop, rock, hip hop, and blues!
Category: Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep20

Family Camping

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life, and to laugh and play with our families.
Category: Nature
Free!

Sep20

“Bad Woods”

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.
“Bad Woods” is an hour-long dance performance and music installation, inspired by the native Lenape and the forests that exist in present day.
Category: Dance, Theater
Free!

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