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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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from August 21, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Sep10

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Forest Crew is open to community members who wish to drop in and volunteer on a weekly, bi-monthly, and monthly basis.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Sep10

World's Fair History Walking Tour

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hear the stories behind the Unisphere, New York State Pavilion, Hall of Science, Queens Zoo Aviary, Carousel, Time Capsules, Underground Home, and more.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Sep10

Seaside Wildlife Exploration

at Canarsie Park House (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots for seaside creatures.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep10

Nature Scavenger Hunt

at Highland Avenue Entrance (in Captain Tilly Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
In 1908, the landowners deeded the property to New York City for one dollar, insisting only that it always be used as a park. Join the Rangers as they introduce you to this hidden gem.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Sep10

Summer on the Hudson: West Side County Fair

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
There will be carnival rides and games, awesome bands, sideshow performers, aerialists, local food and merchandise vendors, cotton candy, and more!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep10

Bonkerz The Clown at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
He’ll make jokes, clown around, and do some magic. Always looking for volunteers to help him with tricks, Bonkerz is sure to give all guests stomach aches from laughing so hard!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep10

Bonkerz The Clown at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
He’ll make jokes, clown around, and do some magic. Always looking for volunteers to help him with tricks, Bonkerz is sure to give all guests stomach aches from laughing so hard!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep10

Jazz in the Park with Alex Nguyen and Friends

at North Lawn (in Stuyvesant Square), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Come listen to jazz under the trees and watch the sun set behind the clouds.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Nature, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Monday, September 11, 2017

Sep11

Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival

at The Rose Garden This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help beautify two of the park’s most elegant locations: the Vale of Cashmere and the Rose Garden.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Sep11

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: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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