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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 17, 2016

Sep17

Le Petit Zen Art: Still Life

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature Zen works of art (4"x6" or less) using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, and ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Sep17

Bike New York: Bike Practice Session

at Linden Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We provide a safe, controlled learning area and the watchful eyes of Bike New York’s trained coaches, who will offer tips on how to effectively stop, start and steer a bike.
Category: Sports
Free!

Sep17

Ghost Card Performance

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join artists Megan Weaver and Hassan Christopher and their team of performers for this haunting maze of surreal delights!
Category: Art, Theater, Waterfront
Free!

Sep17

Paper Arts & Crafts: Design Paper Fans

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts and crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep17

Skats The Clown Show at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Combining magic and clownery, Skats makes everyone laugh out loud while also leaving them in amazement!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep17

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
All are welcome to join the Amateur Astronomers Association to gaze at the sun through a safe scope and see the central star of our solar system.
Category: Nature, Festivals, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Sep17

Bronx Kill Salt Marsh Tour

at Bronx Kill Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the Bronx Kill Salt Marsh to view wildlife up close, learn about the ecological importance of wetlands.
Category: Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Sep17

Danza Heights Festival

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This one-of-a-kind celebration will include flamenco, hip-hop, swing, contemporary, and musical theater , and will conclude with a group salsa class. You'll be dancing by the end of the day!
Category: Dance, Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep17

New York as the Nation’s Capital Tour

at St. Paul's Chapel, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Walk lower Manhattan with us on Constitution Day as we visit the spots that Rufus King would have frequented while serving in Congress.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Sep17

Skats The Clown Show at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Combining magic and clownery, Skats makes everyone laugh out loud while also leaving them in amazement!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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