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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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Sunday, September 20, 2015

Sep20

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature
Free!

Sep20

Concert: Tanya Bannister, Intimate Piano Concertos

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This weekend, the 2015–2016 concert series in Armor Hall opens with the elegant and award-winning pianist Tanya Bannister.
Category: Concerts, Seniors

Sep20

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Sixth Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Enjoy this walk through the park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours.
Category: Nature, Tours

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Sep20

Herbs for Your Home - Part 1

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make air freshners for the living room, sachets for closets, potpourri for bathrooms and a cleanser for kitchens! Ages 18+.
Category: Education, Nature

Sep20

Fall Gardening Workshop

at First Quincy Street Community Garden (in ), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn about summer harvesting, fall planting, fall harvesting, and winter cover crops.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Sep20

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month

Sep20

Verdi Square Festival of the Arts: Highlights of the American Musical Theater

at Verdi Square, Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Verdi Square Festival, an annual series of free outdoor concerts by outstanding young talents, has been bringing great music back to New York’s historic Verdi Square…
Category: Concerts
Free!

Sep20

The Amazing Captain Faust at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
The Amazing Captain Faust is a Coney Island performer in the heart of Queens! Come see his slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that is sure to leave guests in awe.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep20

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari

at Riverside Park South, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Come explore the park on a guided safari walk that searches out site-specific dance pieces choreographed for Riverside Park South.
Category: Dance, Festivals, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Sep20

Shakespeare in the Garden: A Midsummer Night's Dream

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Alex Schirling presents William Shakespeare’s fantastical comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Category: Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks

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