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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

CANCELLED: Crochet Basics and Accessories - Adults

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of crochet: how to select your materials, gauge, yardage, tension, chain, single crochet, double crochet, and treble and slip stitch.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts
Free!

Sep23

The Great Miguelino at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Miguelino’s tricks will leave some guests in awe while making other guests laugh. Volunteers from the audience will be chosen to help him with his spectacular magic tricks.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep23

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari!

at 59th Street Park Entrance (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:15 p.m.
Join a guided walk in search for site-specific dances choreographed for Riverside Park South. Enter at 59th Street.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Art, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

Sep23

Danza Highbridge Festival

at Highbridge Pool (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Danza Highbridge Festival is takes place in the drained swimming pool at Highbridge Park. The festival celebrates traditional and cultural dance styles.
Category: Dance, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep23

Tonight We Dance: A Night of Jazz & Swing!

at Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for a night of swing, live jazz, and open dance! Come early for a swing dance lesson and stay for open dance.
Category: Concerts, Dance
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep23

LUNGS Harvest Festival of the Arts

at Green Oasis and Gilbert Sculpture Garden, Manhattan

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join Loisaida United Community Gardens, and Green Oasis Community Garden at the annual LUNGS Harvest Festival, a two-day celebration at the Green Oasis and Gilbert Sculpture Garden.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep23

Summer on the Hudson: Silent Disco

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Don headphones and party on the pier with hundreds of all-ages revelers at our Quiet Clubbing event, featuring three live DJs of different genres.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

Sep23

Night Hike (Light)

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City parks. On our hikes, you can gain orienteering skills, explore our city’s rich history.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Sep23

Movies Under the Stars: Moana

at Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film! This computer-animated musical fantasy-adventure shares…
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep23

Movies Under the Stars: The Motorcycle Diaries (R)

at Maria Hernandez Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:15 p.m.
This biopic tells the story of the iconic Ernesto “Che” Guevara (as a young man travelling across South America with his friend Alberto Granado by motorcycle.
Category: Accessible, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars, Hispanic Heritage Month
Free!

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