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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 17, 2017

Sep17

Cunningham Park Farmers Market

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Purchase local dairy, vegetable, fruit, and meat products, as well as baked goods and drinks at this weekly farmers market.
Category: Markets, Food
Free!

Sep17

Free Yoga

at Hudson Park Fountains (in Hudson Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join HY/HK Alliance for free yoga at Hudson Boulevard Park every Sunday! Bring a mat.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep17

Tai Chi Fort Greene

at On the lawn between the Visitor Center and Prison Ship Martyrs Monument (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Movement, meditation, and deep breathing for better health, strength, concentration, and self-awareness!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep17

Historic New York: FDR Boardwalk on Staten Island

at Freedom Circle, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Enjoy an afternoon hike with the Urban Park Rangers while discussing the history of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Boardwalk.
Category: Nature, History
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep17

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!

Sep17

Outdoor Skills: Fire Building

at Prospect Park Picnic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Fire is mankind's greatest discovery. Learn how to safely and responsibly make a fire by using primitive and modern methods. Recommended for ages 8 years and older.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Sep17

What's Not to Lichen?

at Parking Area (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Hike through High Rock Park in search of lichen! These fascinating and tough organisms are found from front stoops in the cities to the untrammeled wilderness of the trundra.
Category: Best for Kids, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep17

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
Sep17

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please note: You must arrive at noon. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent. For every rower under 12 one parent or adult guardian must be present.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep17

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!

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