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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 9, 2017

Sep 9

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.
Liz Weir will share Irish tales and Angela Halvorson Borg will share the Iraqi story "The Golden Lamb."
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 9

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark

at J Hood Wright Park (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us for a landscape painting workshop. Andrea Cuckier will introduce the participants to the notion of frame, composition elements, atmosphere, and graphic aspects of painting.
Category: Education, Art, Seniors
Free!

Sep 9

The Princess, The Emperor and The Duck

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 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 9

It's My Park at St. Mary's Park

at 146th Street and St. Ann's Avenue (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Healthy and Livable Mott Haven Partnership to help sustain St. Mary's Park's Second Saturdays!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sep 9

It's My Park at Leif Ericson Park

at Leif Ericson Park Comfort Station (in Leif Ericson Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Parent Child Relationship to help with a general clean up at Leif Ericson Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sep 9

NYC Compost Project: Wormshop

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Worms will convert your food scraps into compost for your plants. Learn how to set up, care for, harvest, and use vermicompost from a worm bin.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Sep 9

Screenwriters Workshop

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bring the story idea you wish to develop into a screen play or series!
Category: Education
Free!

Sep 9

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Sep 9

Wormshop

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Let worms convert your food scraps into compost for your plants. Learn how to set-up, care for, harvest, and use vermicompost from a worm bin.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Sep 9

Workshop: Caring for Staten Island Parks

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Do you want to find new ways to improve your Staten Island neighborhood by caring for parks? Learn about resources that will help you reach your goals.
Category: Education, Volunteer
Free!

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