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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 26, 2013 (x) to September 15, 2018

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Sep17

Family Art Project: Ecological Landscapes

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Be inspired by Jackie Brookner’s ecologically-based sculptures and installations on view in Glyndor Gallery.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep17

It's My Park at Owl's Head Park

at 67th Street and Colonial Road Entrance (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Owl's Head Hort Group to do a general cleanup and horticulture work at Owl's Head Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sep17

It's My Park at New Dorp Beach

at Maple Terrace Beach Entrance (in Great Kills Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan to clean up the shoreline for Ocean Conservancy Day at New Dorp Beach Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sep17

Garden Weeding and Harvesting

at Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us as we kickoff a season of volunteering with projects throughout Van Cortlandt Park.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep17

Northeast Forest Restoration

at Van Cortlandt Park East and Kepler Avenue (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us as we kickoff a season of volunteering with projects throughout Van Cortlandt Park.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Sep17

No Limits Challenger Games

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Specifically designed for children with special needs, this special event is geared towards health, wellness, and fun. Join us to test your fitness capabilities as you run, jump,…
Category: Accessible
Free!

Sep17

Run the New York Unity Race

at Crotona Tennis House (in Crotona Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Run the New York Unity Race and compete to win Cash Prizes . Proceeds from the New York Unity Race will help to cultivate a healty relationship between the NYPD and the community
Category: Sports

Sep17

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

Sep17

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

Sep17

Sherman Creek Stewardship Day: Shoreline Cleanup

at At the picnic tables near Riley-Levin's Children Garden (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Spend the day exploring the Sherman Creek Park while cleaning up the shoreline of Sherman Creek and the Harlem River.
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

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