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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 26, 2015

Sep26

September Morning Saunter

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Take a stroll through the Greenbelt in its early autumn finest. Witness blooming goldenrods and asters, listen to migrating birds, and enjoy hints of leaves about to change colors.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage, Hiking
Free!

Sep26

It's My Park with the Masons in the Parks at Thomas Boyland Park

at Thomas Boyland Park, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers will paint the handball courts, remove weeds, and clean up debris. We look forward to caring for the park with you.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sep26

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome! You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep26

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Games
Free!

Sep26

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep26

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.
Rolf Stang (as H.C. Andersen) will lead The Ugly Duckling's Birthday Party (cookies will be provided), Laura Simms will share "The Ugly Duckling" by H.C. Andersen, and Jean Hale will share "Goose and Duck" by Tad Hills.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep26

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Yoga classes are free and designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel. Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha…
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep26

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Brower Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Brower Park to help care for Brower Park. Volunteers are needed to mulch, weed, and plant the butterfly garden and tree beds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sep26

Nature Photography Hike

at School Road and Bay Street (in Von Briesen Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest and have your camera ready.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Sep26

Movement Invention Lab With Gallim Dance

at Pier 3 Greenway Terrace (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This family-friendly class will lead you through exercises that stimulate your creative mind while improving mobility, flexibility, and stamina.
Category: Dance
Free!

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