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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

Bronx Fiction Writers

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 a.m.
The Bronx Writers Center presents this exciting gathering of fiction and mystery writers to the fantastic visitor center adjacent to the Poe Cottage.
Category: Talks, Seniors
Free!

Sep17

Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots: Youth Making the City Green

at Stadium Ball Fields (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon of fun to celebrate local greening and horticulture efforts by community groups citywide
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Volunteer
Free!

Sep17

Aerobics Expo at Jackie Robinson Park Bandshell

at The Jackie Robinson Park Bandshell (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks Manhattan Recreation for a variety of FREE fitness classes, including Zumba, Step, Salsa and Tabata Fusion. This event will also feature activities for kids,…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep17

Poseidon's Parade

at Beach 106th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Poseidon's Parade is a family-friendly celebration of participants wearing sea-themed costumes with floats and artwork while celebrating the opening of Rockaway Boardwalk.
Category: Dance, Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep17

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep17

Capoeira for Beginners

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructors from Capoeira Nago Queen, this six-part series will introduce participants to the basic fundamentals of the Brazilian martial art of capoeira.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront
Free!

Sep17

Plein Air Paintings of the Bartow-Pell Gardens

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Paintings created outdoors capture the changing light and atmospheric mood of the historical landmarks and hidden treasures of the Bartow-Pell gardens and grounds.
Category: Art

Sep17

GreenThumb Harvest Fair

at Diamante Garden (in ), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join GreenThumb for our annual celebration that honors thousands of community gardeners and greening professionals across New York City.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Nature, Festivals, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Volunteer, Food, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep17

Garden Centennial Exhibition

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum is pleased to present an exhibition of outdoor sculpture celebrating one hundred years of its formal garden designed by Delano & Aldrich in 1916.
Category: Nature, Seniors
Free!

Sep17

Bryant Park College Essay Writing with Writopia Lab

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Writopia Lab will be on-hand to help students find their voices, give students the confidence they need, and ultimately provide guidance on the structure and editing.
Category: Education
Free!

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