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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 16, 2017

Sep16

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Meadow Mazes with Free Style Arts Association

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Collaborate with the artists to create artistic pathways over the rolling fields of Socrates Sculpture Park, similar to the style of medieval meditation mazes.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep16

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hear about the people who once called Wave Hill home, among them Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt, Bashford Dean, and Arturo Toscanini.
Category: History, Tours

Sep16

The Princess, The Emperor and The Duck

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Set in Africa, China and our own Central Park, The Princess, The Emperor, and The Duck retells storyteller Hans Christian Andersen’s world-famous fairy tales — The Princess…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Theater

Best For
Kids
Sep16

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 the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak!
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep16

Spinning & Felting Workshop Demonstration

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This workshop focuses on the process of cloth-making from raw fleece and roving (cleaned, carded fleece) to yarn and felted fabrics.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Talks

Sep16

Turn & Learn: NYC Compost Project

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy the fresh air and beautiful surroundings while working on the NYC Compost Project demonstration site. Learn sustainable landscape management practices and help us make compost.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Sep16

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!

Sep16

Opening Reception: Gareth Smit North Shore

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The exhibition is the culmination of nearly two years’ work documenting the changes and community responses to private development and city rezoning in along Staten Island's North Shore.
Category: Accessible, Art, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Sep16

Learn to Ride: Adults

at Linden Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
earn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike, as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit.
Category: Education, Fitness, Sports
Free!

Sep16

Eat Less Water

at Joe Holzka Community Garden (in ), Staten Island

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Eat Less Water author Florencia Ramirez introduces us to farmers and food producers who use water-saving methods and offers recipes to use less water with our food choices.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

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