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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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Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Sep16

The Board: Keepers of the Dream, Then and Now

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
We already know what historical event made the Conference House famous, now let's learn about the board of the Conference House Association who have made this house a home!
Category: Art
Free!

Sep16

NYRR: Striders, Run for Life

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
NYRR offers 20+ free walking sessions every week in senior centers, parks, and neighborhood facilities throughout the five boroughs of New York City.
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Sep16

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at The Great Lawn at St John's University Staten Island campus

10:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Sep16

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: History, Tours
Free!

Sep16

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep16

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Education
Free!

Sep16

GreenThumb Workshop: Growing in Small Spaces

at Vogue Garden (in ), Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn how you can make the most out of every inch of available space by using window boxes and straw bales to grow edibles or ornamentals that will look great in your garden.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Sep16

Free Lunchtime Exercise Classes in Morningside Park

at 112th Street and Manhattan Avenue (in Morningside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
This class involves walking and using park benches to work various muscle groups.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Sep16

Recycle-To-Art

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Have fun turning discardee materials into usable works of art. Children under 10 years must be accompanied by an adult. Wear clothes that can get messy.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep16

NYC SPARX: Technology and Dance for Girls

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Girls ages 12-17 will learn coding, tinkering, app building, technology and get homework help and college prep in this free program.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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