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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 9, 2017

Sep 9

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
Sep 9

Outdoor Skills: Fire Building

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Sep 9

The Magic of Rogue at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
As seen on America’s Got Talent, Rogue brings a combination of magic and comedy. With tons of audience interaction, this show is a mixture of music, flowers, fire, and animals.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 9

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Discover the Park's most artfully designed pastoral landscapes and romantic vistas on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Sep 9

Family Nature Scavenger Hunt at Fort Tryon Park

at Billings Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Families will work together on a quest to identify the unique wildlife that is native to New York City and unlock clues to the park's history along the way.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 9

CANCELLED: Crochet Basics and Accessories - Adults

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of crochet: how to select your materials, gauge, yardage, tension, chain, single crochet, double crochet, and treble and slip stitch.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts
Free!

Sep 9

InGardens Free Jazz Concerts

at Childrens Magical Garden, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 a.m.
Children's Magical Gardens hosts three afternoon of free jazz concerts, featuring artists who have shaped the scene for decades alongside emerging musicians. Bring instruments!
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Sep 9

8th Annual Fort Greene Park Jazz Festival

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

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Come to the free jazz festival in the park! This is the second round of the jazz festival, following the July event. It's fun for the whole family!
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 9

Compost 101 (Chinese-Language Workshop)

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn how to reduce your waste and create “black gold” for your garden by composting leaves, kitchen scraps, garden trimmings, and weeds.
Category: Education, Nature

Sep 9

The Magic of Rogue at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
As seen on America’s Got Talent, Rogue brings a combination of magic and comedy. With tons of audience interaction, this show is a mixture of music, flowers, fire, and animals.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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