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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 14, 2012 (x) to September 15, 2018

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Sep17

Apples & Honey Day

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

12:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Celebrate harvest season with apples and honey, live music, and a natural dye demo.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep17

Morningside Lights: The Secret Gardens

at Miller Theater at Columbia University, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Participants are invited to create lanterns inspired by Harlem's horticultural gems and the resourceful visionaries that tend them.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

Sep17

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Forest Crew is open to community members who wish to drop in and volunteer on a weekly, bi-monthly, and monthly basis.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Sep17

Nature Presentation: Ladybug Meet-and-Greet

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Everyone is familiar with the cute little ladybug. Learn more about these colorful creatures and meet a few live ladybugs with Hudson Highlands Nature Museum.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Sep17

Buzz on Bees

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Visit Queens Botanical Garden’s Bee Garden, learn about these amazing insects, sample local honey, and make a beeswax candle to take home.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Sep17

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Sep17

Fort Tryon Park Highlights

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take in the scenic views of the Hudson River on this hike through Fort Tryon Park, highlighting its natural features, historic landmarks, and wildlife.
Category: Nature, Fitness, History, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

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Sep17

Discovery Walk for Families: PARKitecture

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Help us to decode the sculpted secrets of Bethesda Terrace, and discover how nature inspires Central Park's art and design. Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why…
Category: Nature, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep17

The Princess, The Emperor and The Duck

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Set in Africa, China and our own Central Park, The Princess, The Emperor, and The Duck retells storyteller Hans Christian Andersen’s world-famous fairy tales — The Princess…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Theater

Best For
Kids
Sep17

It's My Park at Skyline Playground

at Clyde Place and Prospect Avenue (in Skyline Playground), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We will be doing a general cleanup of the park, as well as maintaining our garden. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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