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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 17, 2016

Sep17

Learn-to-Row Classes: Level One

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Manhattan

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Taking an introductory class with Row New York is a great way to get fit, have fun, and enjoy the beauty of the river against the backdrop of the city—a truly unique experience.
Category: Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness

Must See
Event
Sep17

Greenbelt Trail Restoration

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

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Stewardship Team on Saturday morning to help restore and maintain the hiking, walking, and jogging trails of The Greenbelt!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep17

Green Neighborhoods: Richmond Hill

at Lane S at Myrtle Avenue (in Forest Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come volunteer for a special Richmond Hill Green Neighborhood event with the Natural Areas Conservancy!
Category: Birding, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep17

NYRR Open Run: Inwood Hill Park

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep17

Dreams of Color Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Dreams of Color is an exhibition that celebrates dancers of color, in the world of ballet.
Category: Art, Tours
Free!

Sep17

16th Annual Chess-in-the-Park Rapid Open

at Bethesda Fountain (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to the largest outdoor chess tournament in the United States! There will be competitions for kids, teens, and adults at all skill levels.
Category: Games
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep17

NYRR Open Run: Astoria Park

at Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep17

Walk Randall's Island

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Come walk Randall's Island, get a free pedometer and map, and make exploring and enjoying our pathways a part of introducing exercise to your workout routine.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Tours, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep17

NYRR Open Run: Canarsie Park

at East 88th Street and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Sep17

Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval

at Williamsbridge Oval, Bronx, Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids

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