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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 19, 2012 (x) to September 15, 2018

Sunday, September 17, 2017

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!

Must See
Event
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!

Sep17

It's My Park at Murray Hill Playground

at Barclay Avenue and Murray Street Park Entrance (in Murray Hill Playground), Queens

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Young Adult Division at Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Temple to do a general cleanup at Murray Hill Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sep17

InGardens Free Jazz Concerts

at 6BC Botanical Garden & 5th St (in ), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
BC Garden hosts an afternoon of free jazz concerts in partnership with presenter Arts for Art.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Sep17

The Magic of Rogue at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
With tons of audience interaction, this show is a mixture of music, flowers, fire, and animals. Everyone will be amazed!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep17

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

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