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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 March 24, 2013 (x) to August 30, 2017

Sunday, September 20, 2015


Transforming Food

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help make tasty treats in the Lefferts wood-burning hearth. Roll up your sleeves and help churn butter, grind corn and peel apples.
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids

Best For

Bike New York's Learn To Ride: Adults Class

at Linden Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
With Bike New York's 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, Volunteer, Learn To Ride, Outdoor Fitness


The Amazing Captain Faust at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
The Amazing Captain Faust is a Coney Island performer in the heart of Queens! Come see his slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that is sure to leave guests in awe.
Category: Best for Kids

Best For

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature


Concert: Tanya Bannister, Intimate Piano Concertos

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This weekend, the 2015–2016 concert series in Armor Hall opens with the elegant and award-winning pianist Tanya Bannister.
Category: Concerts, Seniors


Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Sixth Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Enjoy this walk through the park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours.
Category: Nature, Tours

Must See

Herbs for Your Home - Part 1

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make air freshners for the living room, sachets for closets, potpourri for bathrooms and a cleanser for kitchens! Ages 18+.
Category: Education, Nature


Fall Gardening Workshop

at First Quincy Street Community Garden (in ), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn about summer harvesting, fall planting, fall harvesting, and winter cover crops.
Category: Education, Nature


Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month


Verdi Square Festival of the Arts: Highlights of the American Musical Theater

at Verdi Square, Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Verdi Square Festival, an annual series of free outdoor concerts by outstanding young talents, has been bringing great music back to New York’s historic Verdi Square…
Category: Concerts

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