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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 23, 2017

Sep23

Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for Zumba in the park! Dance in the sun and get fit with friends at West Harlem Piers Park.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep23

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.
A variety of stories will be shared in Celebration of Diane Wolkstein, curated by Rachel Zucker.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep23

Birding

at 138th Place and 11th Avenue (in Powell's Cove Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots. To enhance your experience, we encourage you to bring binoculars and field guides.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Sep23

Nature Exploration Hike (Moderate)

at Staten Island Boulevard and Shields Place (in Deere Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on a hike of Deere Park while learning about the forest. Moderate Hikes are long, faster-paced hikes on rugged terrain.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Sep23

35th Annual Queens County Fair

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

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The fair features pie-eating and corn-husking contests, pig races, hayrides, carnival rides, midway games, live entertainment, fun entertainment for kids, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Festivals, Games, History, Best for Kids, Food, Fall Festivals

Must See
Event
Sep23

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Sep23

Get Hooked

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Come out to the park to learn, explore, and fish!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep23

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep23

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Sep23

Family Gallery Tour

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore artwork on view in Glyndor Gallery on a family-friendly tour with a Curatorial Fellow.
Category: Art, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids

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