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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 17, 2016


Adaptive Flag Football

at Victory Field (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
All is welcome to participate in our Adaptive Flag Football League. Sign up today!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports


The Wildlife of Baisley Pond

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
King Manor Museum is pleased to host an exhibit of photographs by local artist Marvenia Knight. The exhibit explores the abundance of wildlife at Baisley Pond in Jamaica, Queens.
Category: Art


Nature Exploration: John Muir Trail (Vigorous)

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On our hikes, you can gain orienteering skills, explore our city’s rich history, or just take an hour to unplug from the world.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking


Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Presents Hamlet

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This season, the Public Theater's Mobile Unit presents a new, world-class production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet to audiences and community venues across New York City.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Theater, Tours, Free Summer Theater, Seniors


Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours


Le Petit Zen Art: Still Life

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature Zen works of art (4"x6" or less) using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, and ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art, Seniors


Bike New York: Bike Practice Session

at Linden Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We provide a safe, controlled learning area and the watchful eyes of Bike New York’s trained coaches, who will offer tips on how to effectively stop, start and steer a bike.
Category: Sports


Ghost Card Performance

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join artists Megan Weaver and Hassan Christopher and their team of performers for this haunting maze of surreal delights!
Category: Art, Theater, Waterfront


Skats The Clown Show at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Combining magic and clownery, Skats makes everyone laugh out loud while also leaving them in amazement!
Category: Best for Kids

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Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
All are welcome to join the Amateur Astronomers Association to gaze at the sun through a safe scope and see the central star of our solar system.
Category: Nature, Festivals, Waterfront, Astronomy

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