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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 16, 2017

Sep16

Butterfly Stroll: Discovery Hike

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Hike along the Multipurpose Trail in search of butterfiles and fall wildflowers.
Category: Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Sep16

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark

at J Hood Wright Park (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us for a landscape painting workshop. Andrea Cuckier will introduce the participants to the notion of frame, composition elements, atmosphere, and graphic aspects of painting.
Category: Education, Art, Seniors
Free!

Sep16

Wallabout Historic Walking Tour

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The walk will discuss how the historic Wallabout neighborhood has developed since the Dutch first arrived in the early 1600s and highlight notable residents and landmarks.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Sep16

The Princess, The Emperor and The Duck

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Set in Africa, China and our own Central Park, The Princess, The Emperor, and The Duck retells storyteller Hans Christian Andersen’s world-famous fairy tales — The Princess…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Theater

Best For
Kids
Sep16

The Silver Challenge

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Calling all seniors! Come test your skills and abilities in our senior specific fitness exhibition. Participants will cycle through a series of stations and aim to set new…
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Sep16

It's My Park at Thomas Greene Playground

at Entrance at Third Avenue and Douglass Street (in Thomas Greene Playground), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Thomas Greene Park to help with weeding, planting, general cleanup, raking leaves, and spreading woodchips.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sep16

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Park House (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Brower Park to garden and beautify Brower Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sep16

Farmers Market and Spinning & Felting Demo

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Wyckoff farm team as we share our bounty with the community. Stop by and grab your veggies, fruits, herbs, seeds, and local crafts at affordable prices.
Category: Markets, Food
Free!

Sep16

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep16

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
Free!

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