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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 18, 2016


Opening Reception: In Conversation: The Photographs of Alice Austen and Christine Osinski

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Separated by time and distance, the work of both artists bear marked similarities in subject matter and approach.
Category: Art


Hike and Draw

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Focusing in on nature and transferring it to paper can be a calming and meditative process.
Category: Nature, Art


Curly The Clown 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.
Her energetic and interactive style is sure to engage guests in a magical and hilarious experience. Curly’s magical talents and quick wit will keep all guests wondering and laughing!
Category: Best for Kids

Best For

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari

at 68th Street Entrance at Riverside Park South, Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson will lead a guided walk through Riverside Park South in search of site-specific choreography by movers and shakers of the NYC dance world.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront


Movies Under the Stars: Ant-Man

at On the hill behind the playground (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free film!
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars


Shadow Puppet Show

at Madison Street Community Garden, Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join Miss C. & Company as exquisitely hand-crafted, two-dimensional puppets come to life through enchanting theatrical narrative.
Category: Best for Kids, Theater

Best For

Monday, September 19, 2016


Arts, Culture & Fun: Franklin: Printer/Writer, Scientist/Inventor, Politician/Statesman

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
In this gallery exhibition, meet Franklin, the man, and his ideas and achievements.
Category: Art, History


Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Tasks may include raking, sweeping, path edging, and litter removal.
Category: Volunteer


A.M. Stretch

at Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This class will help build range of motion from head to toe, correct posture, and help students understand the difference between pain and a stretch.
Category: Fitness, Seniors


Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour

at East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy the park's northernmost highlights with a Central Park Conservancy guide on this easy walk from Conservatory Garden, along the Harlem Meer, and past the North Woods.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

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