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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

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours
Free!

Sep23

CANCELLED: Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make beautiful, fun things out of paper to give as a gift or keep for yourself
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep23

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep23

The Great Miguelino at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Miguelino’s tricks will leave some guests in awe while making other guests laugh. Volunteers from the audience will be chosen to help him with his spectacular magic tricks.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep23

CANCELLED: Crochet Basics and Accessories - Adults

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of crochet: how to select your materials, gauge, yardage, tension, chain, single crochet, double crochet, and treble and slip stitch.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts
Free!

Sep23

The Great Miguelino at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Miguelino’s tricks will leave some guests in awe while making other guests laugh. Volunteers from the audience will be chosen to help him with his spectacular magic tricks.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep23

Opening Reception CONVERGENCE: Philosophy, Science and Nature Art Exhibition

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Opening reception for "Convergence: Philosophy, Science and Nature," a show of original art.
Category: Nature, Art, History
Free!

Sep23

Danza Highbridge Festival

at Highbridge Pool (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Danza Highbridge Festival is takes place in the drained swimming pool at Highbridge Park. The festival celebrates traditional and cultural dance styles.
Category: Dance, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep23

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari!

at 59th Street Park Entrance (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:15 p.m.
Join a guided walk in search for site-specific dances choreographed for Riverside Park South. Enter at 59th Street.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Art, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

Sep23

Tonight We Dance: A Night of Jazz & Swing!

at Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for a night of swing, live jazz, and open dance! Come early for a swing dance lesson and stay for open dance.
Category: Concerts, Dance
Free!

Must See
Event

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