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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 16, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Sep23

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours
Free!

Sep23

Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make beautiful, fun things out of paper to give as a gift or keep for yourself
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

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Kids
Sep23

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 Riverside Park South, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join a guided walk in search for site-specific dances choreographed for Riverside Park South.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Art, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

Sep23

Tonight We Dance: A Night of Jazz & Swing!

at Marcus Garvey Park, Manhattan

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for a night of swing, live jazz and open dance! Enjoy sharing stories and dancing all while listening to the music reminiscent of the Big Band Era. Come early for a swing dance…
Category: Concerts, Dance
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: Space Jam (1996)

at Field (in Frederick Douglass Playground), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
In an attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes characters seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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Sunday, September 24, 2017

Sep24

NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Sep24

NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

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