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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 24, 2016

Sep24

Washington Square Park Folk Festival

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Washington Square Park Folk Festival celebrates the tradition of folk music performance and culture—a tradition that can trace its roots to New York City in the 1940s.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep24

Dreams of Color Closing Reception

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

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for the closing reception of Dreams of Color with artist, Ernesto Camacho. It's your last chance the see the show and meet this wonderful artist.
Category: Art, Tours, Talks
Free!

Sep24

CANCELLED: Le Petit Zen Art: Still Life

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature Zen works of art (4"x6" or less) using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, and ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Sep24

Historical Tour (South)

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come learn more about Robert Moses, the bridges, the history of the island, and the park it became.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep24

High Bridge Tour with Sid Horenstein

at 165th Street and Edgecombe Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Please note: This program is now full and registration is closed.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep24

CANCELLED: Paper Arts & Crafts: Design Paper Fans

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts and crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep24

The Magic of Rogue at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
As seen on America’s Got Talent, Rogue brings a combination of magic and comedy. With tons of audience interaction, this show is a mixture of music, flowers, fire, and animals.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep24

Brooklyn Americana Music Festival

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The Brooklyn Americana Festival returns with more original and traditional country, folk, roots, blues, old time, and bluegrass artists.
Category: Concerts, Festivals
Free!

Sep24

CANCELLED: Arts, Culture & Fun: Set Up and Pose! Studio Lighting Photo Workshop

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Participants will learn basic techniques of studio photography lighting and setting up equipment for a portrait shoot.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Theater, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Sep24

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

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