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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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from November 8, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Sep20

Pop-Up Audubon: Radical Raptors

at Zucker Natural Exploration Area (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn what makes birds of prey so radical and learn about different species of raptors that migrate through Prospect Park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep20

Pop-Up Audubon II: Climate Clues

at Nethermead Near Binnen Water (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This year, the Prospect Park Alliance offers twice the Pop-Up fun with a second tent that explores the Park’s aquatic habitats.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep20

Annual Plant Sale

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Visit The Shop for our popular annual sale of rare plants, superior cultivars, and top-notch performers specially selected by Wave Hill’s gardeners.
Category: Nature
Free!

Sep20

Brooklyn Book Festival

at Columbus Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The Brooklyn Book Festival is the largest free literary event in New York City, presenting an array of national and international literary stars and emerging authors.
Category: Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep20

New York Road Runners Youth Running Series at Kurt Steiner Cross Country

at Tortoise and Hare Statue (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Meet us in the Bronx for the Kurt Steiner Cross Country event. Its namesake was an NYRR founding member, a competitive runner and race walker, and the man who served for many…
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Sep20

NYRR Youth Running Series at Kurt Steiner Cross Country

at Tortoise and Hare Statue (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This race is for 7-18 year olds and are suitable for youngsters of all fitness levels.
Category: Fitness, Sports

Sep20

Waterfront Walks: Guided Tours of Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about Brooklyn Bridge Park's unique history, sustainable design, and diverse ecology on these guided tours.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Sep20

Free Tai Chi in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA, these classes offer the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in…
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep20

Waterfront Walks

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about the history of the Brooklyn waterfront, the park's sustainable design, and how it came to life during these park tours led by docents.
Category: Tours
Free!

Sep20

A Walking Tour of Historic 19th Century Noho

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for a journey back in time to the elite ‘Bond Street area,’ walking in the footsteps of the wealthy mercantile families whose mansions once lined the cobblestone streets.
Category: History, Tours

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