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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 September 24, 2016 to August 30, 2017

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Sep25

The Wildlife of Baisley Pond

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
King Manor Museum is pleased to host an exhibit of photographs by local artist Marvenia Knight. The exhibit explores the abundance of wildlife at Baisley Pond in Jamaica, Queens.
Category: Art
Free!

Sep25

Washington Square Park Folk Festival

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Washington Square Park Folk Festival celebrates the tradition of folk music performance and culture—a tradition that can trace its roots to New York City in the 1940s.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep25

Hattie Carthan Herban Farm and Apothecary Market

at Hattie Carthan Herban Farm, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The Hattie Carthan Herban Farm and Apothecary opens this Sunday and every Sunday through Thanksgiving of this year.
Category: Markets, Food, Seniors
Free!

Sep25

Nantucket Lightship Public Tours

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

1:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Known as the “Guardian Angel of the North Atlantic”, the Nantucket Lightship (WLV612) was the last lightship in service to the United States Coast Guard.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Sep25

The Magic of Rogue 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.
As seen on America’s Got Talent, Rogue brings a combination of magic and comedy. With tons of audience interaction, this show is a mixture of music, flowers, fire, and animals.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep25

Hike and Draw

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Focusing in on nature and transferring it to paper can be a calming and meditative process.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Sep25

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Discover the Park's most artfully designed pastoral landscapes and romantic vistas on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Sep25

Brooklyn Americana Music Festival

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The Brooklyn Americana Festival returns with more original and traditional country, folk, roots, blues, old time, and bluegrass artists.
Category: Concerts, Festivals
Free!

Sep25

Meet the Artists: 'Evolving Terrain' Exhibition Walk and Talk

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
"Evolving Terrain" addresses the natural landscape within an ever-changing city, and hopes to create a dialogue between communities, artists, and nature.
Category: Art, Tours, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep25

Traveling The Twisting Troubling Tanglelows Trail Arrives at LatimerNOW!

at Lewis H Latimer House, Queens This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Author Greg McGoon will enchant children and parents alike with a live reading and book signing of his rhythmic, lushly-illustrated, lyrical tale of The Tanglelows.
Category: Accessible, Education, Best for Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids

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