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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 17, 2017

Sep17

What's Not to Lichen?

at Parking Area (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Hike through High Rock Park in search of lichen! These fascinating and tough organisms are found from front stoops in the cities to the untrammeled wilderness of the trundra.
Category: Best for Kids, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep17

Wheelchair Football Game

at Victory Field (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The NYC Parks Wheelchair Football Clinic welcomes girls and boys to take part in instructional drills, strategy, and game play. All equipment is provided. Teams consist of six…
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

Sep17

The Princess, The Emperor and The Duck

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 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
Sep17

Historic New York: FDR Boardwalk on Staten Island

at Freedom Circle, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Enjoy an afternoon hike with the Urban Park Rangers while discussing the history of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Boardwalk.
Category: Nature, History
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep17

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep17

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep17

Apples & Honey Day

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

12:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Celebrate harvest season with apples and honey, live music, and a natural dye demo.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep17

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, Art
Free!

Sep17

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Forest Crew is open to community members who wish to drop in and volunteer on a weekly, bi-monthly, and monthly basis.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Sep17

Nature Presentation: Ladybug Meet-and-Greet

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Everyone is familiar with the cute little ladybug. Learn more about these colorful creatures and meet a few live ladybugs with Hudson Highlands Nature Museum.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife

Best For
Kids

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