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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

Capoeira for Beginners

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructor Camaleao from Capoeira Nago Queens, this six-part series will introduce participants to the basic fundamentals of the Brazilian martial art of capoeira.
Category: Fitness, History, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep16

Opening Reception: Gareth Smit North Shore

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The exhibition is the culmination of nearly two years’ work documenting the changes and community responses to private development and city rezoning in along Staten Island's North Shore.
Category: Accessible, Art, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Sep16

Learn to Ride: Adults

at Linden Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
earn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike, as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit.
Category: Education, Fitness, Sports
Free!

Sep16

Eat Less Water

at Joe Holzka Community Garden (in ), Staten Island

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Eat Less Water author Florencia Ramirez introduces us to farmers and food producers who use water-saving methods and offers recipes to use less water with our food choices.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Sep16

FLOW.17 Meet the Artist PhotographyTour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about this year's FLOW art pieces, discuss some of Randall's Island's history, and talk about photographic composition and story-telling.
Category: Nature, Art, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep16

"Call & Response" Dance Performance: Jarrod Beck, "Megathrust"

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Experience the expansiveness and geological history of the Palisades through dance, choreographed by Call & Response artist Jarrod Beck in response to his work "Megathrust."
Category: Dance, Art

Sep16

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours
Free!

Sep16

CANCELLED: Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make beautiful, fun things out of paper to give as a gift or keep for yourself
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep16

14 Sculptors Inc. On the Rock 2017 Bike Tour

at Beach 108th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This free event is associated with the current NYC Parks public art exhibition On the Rock 2017: An Exhibition of Sculpture and will be led by project coordinators Esther…
Category: Art, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Sep16

Storytime & Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids

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