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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 26, 2013 (x) to December 15, 2018

Saturday, September 16, 2017

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
Sep16

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hear about the people who once called Wave Hill home, among them Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt, Bashford Dean, and Arturo Toscanini.
Category: History, Tours

Sep16

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
Sep16

Discovery Walks for Families: Towering Trees

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak!
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep16

Spinning & Felting Workshop Demonstration

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This workshop focuses on the process of cloth-making from raw fleece and roving (cleaned, carded fleece) to yarn and felted fabrics.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Talks

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