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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 11, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Saturday, September 26, 2015


Bike New York: Bicycling Basics

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bicycling Basics is a 3-hour on-bike class for adults and mature teens who have recently learned how to ride a bike or who want to improve their core cycling skills. You’ll…
Category: Education, Fitness, Sports, Learn To Ride


It's My Park at Ranaqua Park

at 136th Street Entrance (in Ranaqua Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Partnerships for Parks and local volunteers to help spruce up Ranaqua Park and Garden. We’ll bring the tools. All ages are welcome.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


Family Art Project: Field Notes–An Edible Plant Insurrection

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Follow the lead of exhibiting artist Matthew Friday on a hunt for dandelion, curly dock, wood sorrel, plantain and clover plants among the grasses of Wave Hill. Sketch these plants in your very own field book
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art


Tai Chi Chuan

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness


Street Skills Ride

at Putnam Avenue and Van Cortlandt Park South (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Meet with Bike NY at Putnam Ave. & Van Cortlandt Park South. Pre-registration is required at Kids must bring a bike & a helmet; adults can borrow…
Category: Fitness, Sports, Learn To Ride


September Morning Saunter

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Take a stroll through the Greenbelt in its early autumn finest. Witness blooming goldenrods and asters, listen to migrating birds, and enjoy hints of leaves about to change colors.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage, Hiking


It's My Park with the Masons in the Parks at Thomas Boyland Park

at Thomas Boyland Park, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers will paint the handball courts, remove weeds, and clean up debris. We look forward to caring for the park with you.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome! You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

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Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Games


Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

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