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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 February 4, 2013 (x) to December 29, 2018

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Sep16

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep16

Shape Up NYC: YOGA

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC, NYC Parks, and NYC Service for a free yoga class. Have fun while staying healthy along the Bronx River!
Category: Dance, Fitness, Waterfront
Free!

Sep16

Poetry Town Hall with the Bronx Writers Center: Diversity in Science Fiction and Fantasy: Presenting Latin@ Rising

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Latinx writers discuss how to write mystery, science fiction, and horror, and how to get published.
Category: Accessible, Talks
Free!

Sep16

Poseidon's Parade

at Beach 105th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Poseidon's Parade is a family-friendly celebration of people participating, wearing costumes, making floats, and displaying art while celebrating the boardwalk and Rockaway community.
Category: Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep16

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance for a bird-watching walk and learn about Prospect Park's magnificent array of birds and how to identify them!
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Sep16

Raptor Fest

at Stadium Ball Fields (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This event is a great way for kids to learn about birds of prey, while getting up close and personal with them. There will be birds on display, including falcons, hawks, and owls.
Category: Birding, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep16

GreenThumb Harvest Fair

at Brooklyn Bears Pacific Street Community Garden, Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join GreenThumb for our annual celebration that honors thousands of community gardeners and greening professionals across New York City.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep16

Kids Get Cooking + Cook Your Culture Late Summer Salsa Fiesta! (A Cooking Workshop for Children)

at 6th Street and Avenue B Community Garden (in ), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us to help create a healthy dish from a local family-inspired seasonal recipe with veggies and herbs from our garden and our local Greenmarket farmers
Category: Education, Food
Free!

Sep16

Morningside Lights: The Secret Gardens

at Miller Theater at Columbia University, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Participants are invited to create lanterns inspired by Harlem's horticultural gems and the resourceful visionaries that tend them.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art
Free!

Sep16

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Meadow Mazes with Free Style Arts Association

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Collaborate with the artists to create artistic pathways over the rolling fields of Socrates Sculpture Park, similar to the style of medieval meditation mazes.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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