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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 14, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Sep18

Nantucket Lightship Public Tours

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

1:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Known as the “Guardian Angel of the North Atlantic”, the Nantucket Lightship (WLV612) was the last lightship in service to the United States Coast Guard.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Sep18

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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!

Sep18

Smiling Hogshead Ranch Harvest Festival

at Smiling Hogshead Ranch, Queens

2:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Smiling Hogshead Ranch is excited to invite you to our first-ever Harvest Festival, featuring cooking workshops, carnival-style games, community cook-off, a raffle, and more!
Category: Education, Festivals, Games, Food, Seniors
Free!

Sep18

Curly The Clown 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.
Her energetic and interactive style is sure to engage guests in a magical and hilarious experience. Curly’s magical talents and quick wit will keep all guests wondering and laughing!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep18

Opening Reception: In Conversation: The Photographs of Alice Austen and Christine Osinski

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Separated by time and distance, the work of both artists bear marked similarities in subject matter and approach.
Category: Art
Free!

Sep18

Hike and Draw

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Focusing in on nature and transferring it to paper can be a calming and meditative process.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Sep18

Curly The Clown at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

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

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Her energetic and interactive style is sure to engage guests in a magical and hilarious experience. Curly’s magical talents and quick wit will keep all guests wondering and laughing!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep18

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari

at 68th Street Entrance at Riverside Park South, Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson will lead a guided walk through Riverside Park South in search of site-specific choreography by movers and shakers of the NYC dance world.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

Sep18

Movies Under the Stars: Ant-Man

at On the hill behind the playground (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free film!
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Sep18

Shadow Puppet Show

at Madison Street Community Garden, Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join Miss C. & Company as exquisitely hand-crafted, two-dimensional puppets come to life through enchanting theatrical narrative.
Category: Best for Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids

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