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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 20, 2015


It's My Park at Brower Park

at Brower Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Brower Park to help care for Brower Park. Volunteers are needed to mulch, weed, and plant the butterfly garden and tree beds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


Waterfront Walks

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about the history of the Brooklyn waterfront, the park's sustainable design, and how it came to life during these park tours led by docents.
Category: Tours


Historic New York: Old Croton Aqueduct

at West 170th Street and University Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Hike across the High Bridge with the Urban Park Rangers and learn how NYC's oldest bridge brought water from the Bronx to Manhattan, and allowed our City to grow into the 20th century
Category: History, Tours, High Bridge

Must See

Historic New York: Photography Pioneers

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points in our city's long history.Get inspiration from the vistas and grounds at Alice Austen Park
Category: Art, History

Must See

A Walking Tour of Historic 19th Century Noho

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for a journey back in time to the elite ‘Bond Street area,’ walking in the footsteps of the wealthy mercantile families whose mansions once lined the cobblestone streets.
Category: History, Tours


Food Truck Rally

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance and Dispatch NY present a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks.
Category: Food


Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors


GreenThumb Workshop: Marvelous Mushrooms

at Smiling Hogshead Ranch, Queens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This class offers a peek into the fungi kingdom at large and addresses DIY indoor growing and cultivation methods.
Category: Education, Nature


The Amazing Maize Maze

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Ready to be amaaazed? Kids and adults alike will have fun finding their way out of this 3-acre corn labyrinth! The adventure begins with a "Stalk Talk" to prepare you…
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids, Fall Festivals

Must See

Learn to Ride for Kids

at Albert H. Mauro Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This class teaches a safe, easy, effective way to learn to ride. Using this “balance first” method, parents help get their children rolling while the child does most of the…
Category: Best for Kids, Sports

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