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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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Saturday, September 30, 2017


Our Public Water: Tunnels and Tanks

at La Casita Verde

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Artist Lize Mogel will talk about how the rural Catskills and urban South Williamsburg are physically and politically connected by water, and lead participants in making a "human diagram" of the water system.
Category: Education, Art, History, Talks


CONVERGENCE: Philosophy, Science, and Nature Art Exhibition

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Lines of Philosophy, Science, and Nature meet to produce a show of original art.
Category: Nature, Art, History


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 Central Park's North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak!
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Fall Foliage

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Fall Foliage Walk

at Rose and Oak Avenues (in Kissena Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Be sure to bring your camera and prepare for the kaleidoscope of colors.
Category: Education, Nature, Fall Foliage


Take Back Our Park at Bufano Park

at Bufano Playground (in Bufano Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join the Friends of Bufano Park to host a fun-filled day of recreational activities for our youth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Games, Best for Kids, Sports, Volunteer, It's My Park

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Arts, Culture & Fun: Strictly Tango!

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Always wanted to visit Argentina, the land of the sensual, romantic Tango? Spend a special afternoon with a Taste of Tango.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Nature, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors


Capoeira for Beginners

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructor Camaleao from Capoeira Nago Queens, this six-part series will introduce participants to the basic fundamentals of the Brazilian martial art of capoeira.
Category: Fitness, History, Outdoor Fitness


InGardens Free Jazz Concerts

at First Street Green Cultural Park Garden, Manhattan

1:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
First Street Green hosts three afternoons of free jazz concerts in partnership with presenter Arts for Art, September 24 and 30, and October 1.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts


"Call & Response" Artist Talk: Jeff Slomba

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Call & Response artist Jeff Slomba will demonstrate and speak about the production and use of charcoal as a drawing tool in his art.
Category: Art, Talks


Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours

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