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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.

Viewing 1–10 out of 205 events
from September 23, 2017 to September 15, 2018
in Best for Kids (x) category

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Sep23

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birders - Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Why do birds flock to Central Park every spring and fall? We’ll find out as we explore Central Park’s woodlands, and learn the basics of bird identification.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep23

Claremont in Motion Bike Ride

at Claremont Neighborhood Center, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays for our Bike Riding Program, featuring bike riding classes, fun activities for families, and more!
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, Best for Kids, Tours, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep23

Family Art Project: Wave Hill Ecology in a Bowl

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Be inspired by the local hilly landscape that makes up the waves of Wave Hill. Use items found on the grounds and sculpt with air-dry clay, rocks, moss and other up-cycled materials.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep23

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
A variety of stories will be shared in Celebration of Diane Wolkstein, curated by Rachel Zucker.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep23

Get Hooked

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Come out to the park to learn, explore, and fish!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep23

Harlem Grown's Fall Harvest Fair

at Harlem Grown 134th Street Farm, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join in our largest harvest of the year and participate in family-friendly activities; such as, cooking, games, and a scavenger hunt across three of our farm locations!
Category: Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep23

Harvest Festival at Hollenback Community Garden

at Hollenback Community Garden, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Meet the gardeners and take a tour, enjoy pizza from the grill, shop in the pop-up shop, jam on the ukulele, and more at the garden's annual fundraising event!
Category: Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Markets, Food, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep23

Urban Farm Exploration Day

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep23

35th Annual Queens County Fair

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The fair features pie-eating and corn-husking contests, pig races, hayrides, carnival rides, midway games, live entertainment, fun entertainment for kids, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, Games, History, Best for Kids, Food, Fall Festivals

Must See
Event
Sep23

Morningside Lights: The Secret Gardens Procession

at 110th Street and Morningside Drive (in Morningside Park), Manhattan, Down to Earth Farmers Market, Manhattan, 116th Street and Morningside Avenue (in Morningside Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
This year's Morningside Lights celebrates the neighborhood's deep tradition of civic activism that blossoms in the gardens carefully cultivated in its many reclaimed spaces.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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