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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 October 7, 2012 (x) to December 15, 2018

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Sep 2

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Faces of Astoria with Astoria Ally Alliance

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Astoria Ally Alliance will facilitatr the creation of self-portraits and other visual expressions, in order to display them in the education area for a one-day celebration of diversity.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Family Garden Walk

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Visit favorite, family-friendly locations in the gardens on a walk with a Wave Hill Garden Guide.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

The Princess, The Emperor and The Duck

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Set in Africa, China and our own Central Park, The Princess, The Emperor, and The Duck retells storyteller Hans Christian Andersen’s world-famous fairy tales — The Princess…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Theater

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Seasonal Garden Tours & Activity Table

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
On the first weekend of each month, explore seasonal garden highlights with our knowledgeable staff on a tour from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Plus, check out our activity table!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Hands-On-History: Children's Folk Music

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about early music and hear the sounds of the fiddle and hammered dulcimer. Families with children are welcome.
Category: Education, Concerts, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Capoeira for Beginners

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructor Camaleao from Capoeira Nago Queens, this six-part series will introduce participants to the basic fundamentals of the Brazilian martial art of capoeira.
Category: Fitness, History, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep 2

Rocking the Boat: Free Community Rowing and Sailing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Through Community Rowing, you'll explore the Bronx River aboard student-built wooden row boats and learn about local waterways.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Fitness, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Sep 2

Bankra Caribbean Folk Festival

at Gaelic Field (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The event is dedicated to Folk forms and Folk culture, it will stimulate nostalgia for those who grew up with it, and provide learning opportunities for others who had no knowledge of it.
Category: Dance, Art, Festivals
Free!

Sep 2

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours
Free!

Sep 2

Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make beautiful, fun things out of paper to give as a gift or keep for yourself
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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