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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 24, 2013 (x) to December 11, 2018

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Sep 2

It's My Park at Franz Sigel Park

at Walton Avenue (in Franz Sigel Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of the Four Parks Alliance to paint the retaining wall at Franz Sigel Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sep 2

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside Park Skate Clinic

at Skate Park at 108th Street (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This three-day, cumulative skateboarding program provides a strong skill foundation (safety, creative fun, teamwork) for beginners and intermediates.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep 2

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Sep 2

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
Sep 2

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 2

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Faces of Astoria with Astoria Ally Alliance

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Astoria Ally Alliance will facilitatr the creation of self-portraits and other visual expressions, in order to display them in the education area for a one-day celebration of diversity.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Family Garden Walk

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Visit favorite, family-friendly locations in the gardens on a walk with a Wave Hill Garden Guide.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

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 2

Seasonal Garden Tours & Activity Table

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
On the first weekend of each month, explore seasonal garden highlights with our knowledgeable staff on a tour from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Plus, check out our activity table!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours

Best For
Kids

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