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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 December 29, 2018

Saturday, September 30, 2017


Kids Shapes and Colors Hike

at Forest Avenue and Silver Lake Park Road (in Silver Lake Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Compare leaves of all shapes and colors on a guided Fall Foliage Hike through Silver Lake Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Fall Foliage

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Bike Practice Session

at Cypress Avenue Entrance (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Participants can practice on one of Bike New York’s loaner bikes (if you register in advance), though we encourage using your own bike.
Category: Education, Sports


Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours


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


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

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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


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


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


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


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

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