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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 24, 2016

Sep24

50/50 Qigong

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join us at the Poe Park Visitor Center for a free, fun workout—50 percent low-impact aerobics and 50 percent Qigong.
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Sep24

Ranger's Choice: Birding Road Trip

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
In honor of 100 years of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, the Urban Park Rangers will offer this expedition to a variety of Brooklyn Parks in search of early fall migrants.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Sep24

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
In this multi-level class, Irving Yee, a member of the William CC Chen Tai Chi School, introduces students to the internal martial arts, and promotes an awareness of its health benefits.
Category: Fitness

Sep24

Family Art Project: Roald Dahl's 'James and The Giant Peach' Handmade Pop-Up Books

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
For the 100th anniversary of children’s book author Roald Dahl, we’ll look to the insects of "James and the Giant Peach" to celebrate!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep24

Historical Tour (South)

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Come learn more about Robert Moses, the bridges, and the history of the island and the park it become.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Sep24

"Welcome!" program

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer greeters will be available from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the "Welcome! Wagon" to answer your questions about the park’s history and horticulture.
Category: Accessible, Education, Tours
Free!

Sep24

Discovery Club for Families

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Adults and children alike will take part in an immersive woodland adventure, exploring how people, plants, and wildlife thrive in an urban park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep24

Kayaking

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock!
Category: Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

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Sep24

Birding Basics for Families: The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience Central Park as a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot! Bring your family on a guided walk led by Central Park Conservancy staff and NYC Audubon Society.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep24

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, Halloween

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