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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 20, 2019 to September 10, 2022
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Saturday, September 21, 2019


Farmhouse Family Day: Harvest Colors

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We’ll be cooking up some dye baths and exploring the colorful plants on our farm – bring scrap fabric or old t-shirts (natural fibers only) or use some of ours.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Workshops

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Canning & Pickling

at Red Shed GardenBrooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of canning, tips for which veggies work best, and much more about canning and pickling.
Category: Education, Nature, Workshops


Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids, Dogs, Food, Waterfront, Seniors, Workshops

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Fourth Annual Highbridge Holistic Healing Day

at Target Bronx Community GardenBronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us at the Annual Holistic Healing and Wellness festival featuring yoga, tai chi, vegetarian cooking, natural soapmaking demos, sound healing, meditation, and more!
Category: Nature, Festivals, Fitness, Food, Fall Festivals, Workshops


Preparing Your Garden for Fall

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join QBG Farm & Compost staff to learn how to care for your soil during fall and winter. We’ll discuss soil testing, cover crops, mulch, compost application, and lawn seeding.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Seniors, Workshops


Seed Saving for Heritage, Health, and Resilience

at Imani GardenBrooklyn

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Why buy more seeds? Learn how to extend your harvest permanently, save money, and practice more sustainable agriculture by saving the seeds from your own garden.
Category: Education, Nature, Workshops


Winter is Coming: Heritage Farm Workshop

at Visitor Information Booth (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn how to battle cold temperatures, prepare your bed, and protect against winter pests and diseases.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks, Workshops

Sunday, September 22, 2019


Apples & Honey Day

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

12:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Celebrate the harvest season with apples and honey! Fill your day with themed crafts, apples and honey tastings, local beer and cider, and meet our beekeeper!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Seniors, Wildlife, Workshops

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Make Your Own Herbal Soap

at 9 C GardenManhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join herbal soap maker Sharon Griffin to learn how to make soap from coconut oil, olive oil, castor oil, and additional natural ingredients, including herbs from the garden.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Workshops


Learn How to Dye with Indigo

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join local artist and educator Iviva Olenick for a free workshop on indigo dye. Visit us to see how flax and indigo plants are used to make brilliant blue fabrics!
Category: Nature, Art, Workshops

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