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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

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!

Sep 9

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Clay Sculpture with The Noguchi Museum

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Find natural materials at Socrates and embrace the earth while creating a entirely organic sculpture.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 9

Williamsbridge Oval Park 80th Birthday

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.

Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Dance
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 9

The Bronx Meets East Africa Panel Discussion

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join our panel discussion with an artist from The Bronx Meets East Africa exhibition, about Ugandan immigrant life in the Bronx.
Category: Talks
Free!

Sep 9

Medicine Plant Workshop

at The Foodway (in Concrete Plant Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us at the park to learn about how to identify, extract, and use the medicinal properties of plants while practicing your Spanish.
Category: Education, Nature, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Sep 9

The Princess, The Emperor and The Duck

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 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
Sep 9

Turn & Learn (NYC Compost Project)

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
earn sustainable landscape management practices and help us make compost.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Sep 9

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!

Sep 9

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!

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

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