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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 10, 2012 (x) to December 30, 2017

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Sep24

Tai Chi

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
These classes offer the opportunity to learn the Taoist method, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep24

Summer on the Hudson: Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This class is a fusion of Latin, international. and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Category: Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Sep24

Submerge! NYC Marine Science Festival

at Pier 26, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy hands-on science activities, catch-and-release fishing, science stage events, kayaking, and more!
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Talks, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep24

Discovery Hike: Fall Forest Experience

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Visit the forest and discover what makes fall so special. Learn about the layers of the forest, and observe seasonal changes from the canopy down to the forest floor.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Fall Foliage, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep24

Hot Compost Build at Joe Holzka Community Garden

at Joe Holzka Community Garden (in ), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come help build, learn, and participate in the Hot Compost build with our friends at the Great Snug Harbor Compost project.
Category: Education, Nature, Seniors
Free!

Sep24

Nature Photography Hike

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City parks.
Category: Nature, Art, Hiking
Free!

Sep24

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Sep24

Community Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Canoe opportunity for beginners and families within Estuary of the Bronx River.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep24

The Amazing Maize Maze

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Ready to be amaaazed? Kids and adults alike will have a blast finding their way out of this three-acre corn maze! The adventure begins with a "Stalk Talk" to prepare you for…
Category: Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Fall Festivals

Best For
Kids
Sep24

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 Stand (as H.C. Andersen) will share the story "The Ugly Duckling's Birthday Party", Laura Simms will share the Norwegian story "The Heart of the Giant", and Peter Stevenson will share the Welsh story "Duck Fairytale".
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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