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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 23, 2017

Sep23

The Bronx Meets East Africa

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Bronx Meets East Africa is an exhibition showcasing East African artists and their emerging relationships to the Bronx community.
Category: Accessible, Art, History
Free!

Sep23

NYRR Open Run: Canarsie Park

at East 88th Street and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Sep23

Hattie Carthan Community Saturday Farmers Market

at Hattie Carthan Garden (in Hattie Carthan Community Garden), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Hattie Carthan Community Farmers Market is opening for its ninth season of healthy food, activities, education and food justice programming.
Category: Markets, Food

Sep23

It's My Park at Paul Raimonda Playground

at 47th Street Entrance at 20th Avenue (in Paul Raimonda Playground), Queens

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Raimonda Park to paint the retaining wall, weed, and do general cleanup at Paul Raimonda Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sep23

Ranger's Choice: Birding Road Trip

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers will offer this expedition to a variety of Brooklyn parks in search of early fall migrants. Registration is required. Registration opens on September 13.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Sep23

Women With Wings Art Exhibit

at Maggie's Garden (NYRP), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Friendship Garden, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
This exhibit features a series of artworks inspired by the women of New York, including the historical and contemporary women who make Uptown Manhattan a diverse and vibrant community.
Category: Art
Free!

Sep23

Family Art Project: Wave Hill Ecology in a Bowl

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Be inspired by the local hilly landscape that makes up the waves of Wave Hill. Use items found on the grounds and sculpt with air-dry clay, rocks, moss and other up-cycled materials.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep23

Muddy with Mugwort

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get rid of this obnoxious yet sweet smelling weed with Urban Eco-Teens as your guides.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep23

Trail Stewardship Orientation: Volunteer to become a “Trailblazer”

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This is a training session designed to prepare volunteers to conduct light trail maintenance on their own throughout the year.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep23

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birders - Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Why do birds flock to Central Park every spring and fall? We’ll find out as we explore Central Park’s woodlands, and learn the basics of bird identification.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

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