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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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from September 4, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Sep26

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The North Woods is the largest of the park's three woodlands, offering people and wildlife a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep26

Nature Photography Hike

at School Road and Bay Street (in Von Briesen Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest and have your camera ready.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Sep26

GreenThumb Workshop: Low Tunneling and Season

at Student Farm Project, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come to this workshop to learn about ways to lengthen your gardening season.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Sep26

Get Hooked!

at Southern waterfront across from the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us at our annual Get Hooked fishing event and see the wildlife that call the waters surrounding Randall’s Island home! Fishing (catch and release) Games Arts and…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Games, Kids, Waterfront, Seniors, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep26

Solar Observation with Amateur Astronomers Association of NY

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

11:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Amateur Astronomers Association members will be present with telescopes specially filtered to view the sun.
Category: Education, Astronomy
Free!

Sep26

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Games
Free!

Sep26

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome! You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep26

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Brower Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Brower Park to help care for Brower Park. Volunteers are needed to mulch, weed, and plant the butterfly garden and tree beds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sep26

ESL Intermediate Class

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of reading and writing English from a certified ESL instructor.
Category: Education
Free!

Sep26

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!

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