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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 May 31, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Sep 17

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 17

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 17

Le Petit Art

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature works of art (4"x6") or less using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art
Free!

Sep 17

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts & crafts items to take home. Projects may include origami, decoupage, kirigami, collage, paper cutting, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Sep 17

Bronx Kill Salt Marsh Tour

at Bronx Kill Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the Bronx Kill Salt Marsh to view wildlife up close, learn about the ecological importance of wetlands.
Category: Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Sep 17

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
All are welcome to join the Amateur Astronomers Association to gaze at the sun through a safe scope and see the central star of our solar system.
Category: Nature, Festivals, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Sep 17

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari

at 68th Street Entrance at Riverside Park South, Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson will lead a guided walk through Riverside Park South in search of site-specific choreography by movers and shakers of the NYC dance world.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Sep 18

Yoga

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha Yoga that integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation, and meditation.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep 18

32nd Annual Medieval Festival

at Margaret Corbin Drive and adjacent lawns (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

11:30 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Performers, guests, and festival goers dress in medieval costume. Visitors are greeted by authentic period music, dance, magic, and minstrels, as well as jugglers and jesters.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Dance, Festivals, Games, History, Best for Kids, Markets, Food, Fall Festivals
Free!

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Sep 18

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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