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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 12, 2012 (x) to September 15, 2018

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Sep17

Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh tour

at Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about the ecology of the space, view wildlife up close, and learn how the island’s history has shaped our natural areas.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Sep17

Ballet Folklórico Mexicano de Nueva York Presents Festival del Huapango

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Ballet Folklórico Mexicano de Nueva York will present the debut of their Festival del Huapango. The Huapango Festival is Mexico’s second most important music, song, and dance event.
Category: Dance, Art, Festivals, Fall Festivals, Hispanic Heritage Month
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep17

The Magic of Rogue at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
With tons of audience interaction, this show is a mixture of music, flowers, fire, and animals. Everyone will be amazed!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep17

Free Summer Concert: EPMD / Slick Rick the Ruler / Black Moon / Smif N Wessum

at Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A salute to Hip-Hop with some of its most celebrated storytellers, including EPMD, Slick Rick the Ruler, Black Moon, and Smif N Wessun.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep17

NYC Parks Presents Gertrude Ederle Sings Out! — Musical Show

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and AfterWork Theater, New York City’s one and only recreational theater for adults, for a special presentation of a fully-staged musical show!
Category: Concerts, Dance, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Sep17

Rangers Choice: Gather Around The Campfire

at Rockaway Beach, Queens

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us around our roaring campfire for an evening of s'mores, games and storytelling. Participants chosen by lottery. Register on September 6.
Category: Nature, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep17

Movies Under the Stars: Are We There Yet?

at Newport Playground, Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Nick Persons (Ice Cube) is a selfish player who has the perfect life until he meets Suzanne Kingston (Nia Long), a business woman who has something Nick hates - children.
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, September 18, 2017

Sep18

Bryant Park Fall Birding Tours

at Andrew Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Located in the heart of midtown, Bryant Park is a hotspot for avian visitors and birders alike. Past sightings include warblers, tanagers, vireos, thrushes, and even a Chuck-will's-widow!
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Sep18

Exhibition - Over Here: A Centennial Commemoration of World War I Memorials in NYC Parks

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
A century after US entry into World War I, the exhibit Over Here features 39 of the 102 World War Memorials in New York City’s Parks.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Sep18

Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival

at The Rose Garden This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help beautify two of the park’s most elegant locations: the Vale of Cashmere and the Rose Garden.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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