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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 23, 2017

Sep23

It's My Park at Tompkinsville Park

at Tompkinsville Park, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Island Voice as they beautify Tompkinsville Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sep23

Harvest Festival at Hollenback Community Garden

at Hollenback Community Garden, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Meet the gardeners and take a tour, enjoy pizza from the grill, shop in the pop-up shop, jam on the ukulele, and more at the garden's annual fundraising event!
Category: Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Markets, Food, Fall Festivals
Free!

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Sep23

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
Sep23

Morningside Lights: The Secret Gardens Procession

at 110th Street and Morningside Drive (in Morningside Park), Manhattan, Down to Earth Farmers Market, Manhattan, 116th Street and Morningside Avenue (in Morningside Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
This year's Morningside Lights celebrates the neighborhood's deep tradition of civic activism that blossoms in the gardens carefully cultivated in its many reclaimed spaces.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep23

ShapeUpNYC

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Category: Fitness, Sports, Waterfront
Free!

Sep23

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance for a bird-watching walk and learn about Prospect Park's magnificent array of birds and how to identify them!
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Sep23

Family Gallery Tour

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore artwork on view in Glyndor Gallery on a family-friendly tour with a Curatorial Fellow.
Category: Art, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep23

It's My Park at St. Nicholas Park

at West 135th Street Plaza (in St. Nicholas Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with TRASH project to clean and beautify St. Nicholas Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sep23

Tree Giveaway with Home Depot: Woodhaven, Queens

at Woodhaven Home Depot, Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Pick up a free tree for your yard or community garden!
Category: Accessible, Nature
Free!

Sep23

End of Summer Jam with Devin Garcia

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join longtime teaching artist and education manager Devin Garcia to create wild and whimsical musical instruments from everyday objects and participate in an improvised concert.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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