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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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Saturday, September 19, 2015

Sep19

Family Art Project: Caterpillar Sock Puppets

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Legend has it that the size of the colored sections of the woolly bear caterpillar can help forecast the coming winter weather. Adorn a sock puppet with fur, yarn, hair and button eyes.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep19

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
In this beginner-level class,Irving Yee, a member of the William CC Chen Tai Chi School, introduces students to the internal martial arts and promotes an awareness of its benefits.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Sep19

Annual Plant Sale

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Visit The Shop for our popular annual sale of rare plants, superior cultivars, and top-notch performers specially selected by Wave Hill’s gardeners.
Category: Nature
Free!

Sep19

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Linden Park

at Linden Park, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join Brite Leadership Coalition for a day of healing, fun, and unity. Volunteers will help care for Linden Park and can participate in sports programs.
Category: Sports, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sep19

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Conover Street and Beard Street

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Sep19

Forest Restoration

at West 246th Street and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help restore Van Cortlandt Park's Forever Wild preserve by clearing invasive weeds and planting native species.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Sep19

Trails Restoration

at Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Projects include building boardwalks, installing water bars and clearing drainage swales.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Sep19

International Coastal Cleanup

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us for International Coastal Cleanup as we continue our efforts to collect and survey marine debris, improve water quality for wildlife, and better understand our ocean's health.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep19

Bronx Crime and Noir Writers Society Workshop Hosted By Charlie Vazquez

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This workshop will come together every third Saturday to participate in writing prompts, readings, and critiques.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Sep19

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome! You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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