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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.

Viewing 11,751–11,760 out of 13,451 events
from October 16, 2012 (x) to September 15, 2018

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Sep30

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance for a bird-watching walk and learn about Prospect Park's magnificent array of birds and how to identify them!
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Sep30

Fordham Road Fair

at East Fordham Road and Creston Avenue, Bronx

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join Fordham Road BID for games, live music, magic, a car show, prizes, exhibits, and more along East Fordham Road between East Kingsbridge and Creston Avenue.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Games, Markets, Food, Fall Festivals
Free!

Sep30

The Bronx Meets East Africa Closing Reception

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Poe PArk Visitor Center hosts the Bronx Meets East Africa closing reception and artist discussion, with curator, Sika Foyer.
Category: Accessible, Art, Talks
Free!

Sep30

Our Public Water: Tunnels and Tanks

at La Casita Verde

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Artist Lize Mogel will talk about how the rural Catskills and urban South Williamsburg are physically and politically connected by water, and lead participants in making a "human diagram" of the water system.
Category: Education, Art, History, Talks
Free!

Sep30

CONVERGENCE: Philosophy, Science, and Nature Art Exhibition

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Lines of Philosophy, Science, and Nature meet to produce a show of original art.
Category: Nature, Art, History
Free!

Sep30

Discovery Walks for Families: Towering Trees

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take a hike through Central Park's North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak!
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Fall Foliage
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep30

Fall Foliage Walk

at Rose and Oak Avenues (in Kissena Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Be sure to bring your camera and prepare for the kaleidoscope of colors.
Category: Education, Nature, Fall Foliage
Free!

Sep30

Take Back Our Park at Bufano Park

at Bufano Playground (in Bufano Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join the Friends of Bufano Park to host a fun-filled day of recreational activities for our youth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Games, Best for Kids, Sports, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep30

Arts, Culture & Fun: Strictly Tango!

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Always wanted to visit Argentina, the land of the sensual, romantic Tango? Spend a special afternoon with a Taste of Tango.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Nature, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Sep30

Capoeira for Beginners

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructor Camaleao from Capoeira Nago Queens, this six-part series will introduce participants to the basic fundamentals of the Brazilian martial art of capoeira.
Category: Fitness, History, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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