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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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Sunday, September 18, 2016


Scarecrows: From Heartland to Horror

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Sculptor and artist Ray Villafane returns to New York Botanical Garden to create an original installation that explores the evolution of the scarecrow in the United States.
Category: Art


Pumpkins: Playful and Plentiful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore more than 30 friendly scarecrows set among rare and unusual pumpkins and gourds in the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden.
Category: Arts & Crafts


Bike New York: Learn to Ride-Adults

at Between the Baseball Field and Soccer Field (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
With our safe, easy, effective method, Learn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike, as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit.
Category: Education, Sports


Wellness Workshop: Honey Infusions

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

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the healing characteristics of honey while creating your own honey infusions and herbal honey candies with Tina Triburgo of Tina’s Tinctures.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Food, Talks


Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

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

11:00 a.m.12:15 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


Discovery Day

at Freshkills Park Event Entrance, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
At Freshkills Park's Discovery Day, 700 acres and eight miles of trails in the otherwise closed site will open for you to explore and learn about the landfill-to-park project.
Category: Nature, Tours, Volunteer, Hiking

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Bike New York: Bike Practice Session Package

at Cypress Avenue Entrance (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Our Bike Practice session is designed for students to further practice the skills they’ve acquired in Learn to Ride. Remember, practice makes perfect!
Category: Education, Sports


Historic New York: Photography Pioneers

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bring your camera and get inspiration from Alice Austen's amazing, historic photos.
Category: Art, History


Waterfront Walks: Guided Park Tours

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join our docents on a tour to learn about the history of the Brooklyn waterfront, Brooklyn Bridge Park's sustainable design, and how the park came to life!
Category: History, Tours


Historic New York: Old Croton Aqueduct

at 170th Street and University Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Hike across the High Bridge with the Urban Park Rangers and learn how New York City’s oldest bridge (completed in 1848) actually brought water from the Bronx to Manhattan.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Hiking

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