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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 December 2, 2012 (x) to September 15, 2018

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Sep30

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep30

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep30

It's My Park at Astoria Park

at Astoria Park Field House (in Astoria Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Astoria Park Alliance to help with painting benches and fences, as well as assisting with a general cleanup.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sep30

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance for a bird-watching walk and learn about Prospect Park's magnificent array of birds and how to identify them!
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Sep30

Fordham Road Fair

at East Fordham Road and Creston Avenue, Bronx

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join Fordham Road BID for games, live music, magic, a car show, prizes, exhibits, and more along East Fordham Road between East Kingsbridge and Creston Avenue.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Games, Markets, Food, Fall Festivals
Free!

Sep30

The Bronx Meets East Africa Closing Reception

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Poe PArk Visitor Center hosts the Bronx Meets East Africa closing reception and artist discussion, with curator, Sika Foyer.
Category: Accessible, Art, Talks
Free!

Sep30

Our Public Water: Tunnels and Tanks

at La Casita Verde

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Artist Lize Mogel will talk about how the rural Catskills and urban South Williamsburg are physically and politically connected by water, and lead participants in making a "human diagram" of the water system.
Category: Education, Art, History, Talks
Free!

Sep30

CONVERGENCE: Philosophy, Science, and Nature Art Exhibition

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Lines of Philosophy, Science, and Nature meet to produce a show of original art.
Category: Nature, Art, History
Free!

Sep30

Discovery Walks for Families: Towering Trees

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take a hike through Central Park's North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak!
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Fall Foliage
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep30

Fall Foliage Walk

at Rose and Oak Avenues (in Kissena Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Be sure to bring your camera and prepare for the kaleidoscope of colors.
Category: Education, Nature, Fall Foliage
Free!

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