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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 19, 2015

Sep 19

Bronx Crime and Noir Writers Society Workshop Hosted By Charlie Vazquez

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This workshop will come together every third Saturday to participate in writing prompts, readings, and critiques.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Sep 19

Saturday Sculpture Workshop

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Saturday Sculpture Workshops are organized for kids ages 5- 13 and their families. Workshops are free and offered in the park’s education area on a drop-in basis.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 19

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.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Sep 19

Bronx River Ramble

at Rosedale and Lacombe Avenue (in Soundview Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River's volunteer historians as they explore three of the borough's waterways: the Bronx River, Pugsley Creek, and Westchester Creek.
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Hiking
Free!

Sep 19

Bryant Park Reading Room: College Essay Writing

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Make essay writing easy. This workshop is intended for teen and 'tweens who need to brush up on their skills.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 19

Nature Exploration Hike: John Muir Trail

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Hiking is the ultimate way to enjoy the outdoors and a fun way to reduce stress. Vigorous hikes are long distance with hills and rugged terrain.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 19

Family Day

at Rufus King Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon of games, crafts, face painting, cotton candy, popcorn and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 19

Back to School Greencycle Swap

at Greenpoint Public Library, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Drop off your cleaned, gently-used and working items, and browse the selection and take as many “riches” as you can carry for a $5 donation.
Category: Accessible
Free!

Sep 19

Learn to Ride: Adults

at Boxcar Playground (in Crotona Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn to Ride—Adults is a free class for adults and mature teens who are ready to ride. Doesn’t matter if you’re 18 or 80, we’ll get you rolling in no time.…
Category: Education, Fitness, Sports, Learn To Ride
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 19

Nature Presentation: Wonderful Woolly Bears

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Can the brown bands on their bodies really predict the severity of the winter? Join us to find out!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Talks

Best For
Kids

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