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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 August 22, 2014 to April 25, 2026

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Sep14

Ethnobotany Hike (Light)

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.
On Nature Exploration Hikes we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest. Ethnobotany looks at the cultural and historical uses of plants.
Category: Nature
Free!

Sep14

Sunday Tai Chi in Socrates Sculpture 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 free classes offer the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi in a unique outdoor sculpture park.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep14

Meditation

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
This fall, take a moment to release stress and reconnect with your inner self while practicing meditation. Each session includes instruction in simple techniques followed by 20 to 30…
Category: Fitness

Sep14

Brooklyn Bridge Park Tour

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's design, history, and ecology, and how the park came to life.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Sep14

Tour Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 1

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.
Tours cover BBP’s design, history, and ecology.
Category: Tours
Free!

Sep14

Conference House Tours

at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to The Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the…
Category: Education, History, Tours

Sep14

Ranger's Choice: Archery

at Willowbrook Park, Staten Island

1:00 p.m.
Our trained Rangers will demonstrate the safe and proper way to draw a bow and shoot an arrow.
Category: Education
Free!

Sep14

Ponds Under the Spotlight

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.
Explore the wetlands and learn about the life cycles of the pond.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep14

Freshwater Fishing

at 164th Street and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of…
Category: Nature, Fishing
Free!

Sep14

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Free programs are available for individuals aged 8 and above on a first–come,first-served basis on Sundays at 1:30 p.m. from May through November. Registration begins at…
Free!

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