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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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Sunday, September 18, 2016

Sep18

Yoga

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha Yoga that integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation, and meditation.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep18

Trail of the Month: Freshkills Park Edition

at Freshkills Park Event Entrance, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The Greenbelt is teaming up with Freshkills Park for Discovery Day to explore the trails and hills of New York City's landfill-to-park project!
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Sep18

Discovery Club for Families

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Adults and children alike will take part in an immersive woodland adventure, exploring how people, plants, and wildlife thrive in an urban park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep18

Discovery Day Volunteer Shift

at Freshkills Park Event Entrance, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Help visitors explore 700 acres of the future park during this free public event! Assist with event setup, activities, and visitor services.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Sep18

Scarecrows: From Heartland to Horror

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Sculptor and artist Ray Villafane returns to New York Botanical Garden to create an original installation that explores the evolution of the scarecrow in the United States.
Category: Art

Sep18

Pumpkins: Playful and Plentiful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore more than 30 friendly scarecrows set among rare and unusual pumpkins and gourds in the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden.
Category: Arts & Crafts

Sep18

Bike New York: Learn to Ride-Adults

at Between the Baseball Field and Soccer Field (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
With our safe, easy, effective method, Learn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike, as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

Sep18

Wellness Workshop: Honey Infusions

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

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the healing characteristics of honey while creating your own honey infusions and herbal honey candies with Tina Triburgo of Tina’s Tinctures.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Food, Talks

Sep18

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Sep18

Discovery Day

at Freshkills Park Event Entrance, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
At Freshkills Park's Discovery Day, 700 acres and eight miles of trails in the otherwise closed site will open for you to explore and learn about the landfill-to-park project.
Category: Nature, Tours, Volunteer, Hiking
Free!

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