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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.

Viewing 971–980 out of 1,575 events
from August 23, 2017 to September 15, 2018

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Sep23

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.
Join Prospect Park Alliance for a bird-watching walk and learn about Prospect Park's magnificent array of birds and how to identify them!
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Sep23

Family Gallery Tour

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore artwork on view in Glyndor Gallery on a family-friendly tour with a Curatorial Fellow.
Category: Art, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep23

End of Summer Jam with Devin Garcia

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join longtime teaching artist and education manager Devin Garcia to create wild and whimsical musical instruments from everyday objects and participate in an improvised concert.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep23

Autumn Moon Festival

at Chinese Scholar's Garden, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy traditional Asian music and dance, storytelling, tours, demonstrations of martial arts and Tai Chi, food, lessons in Chinese calligraphy, and more at the annual Autumn Moon Festival.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Nature, Art, Festivals, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Fall Festivals

Must See
Event
Sep23

Capoeira for Beginners

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructor Camaleao from Capoeira Nago Queens, this six-part series will introduce participants to the basic fundamentals of the Brazilian martial art of capoeira.
Category: Fitness, History, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep23

Walk This Way: Laying Bricks and Pavers for Garden Paths

at River Garden (in ), Bronx

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for a hands-on workshop where we’ll learn how to create beautiful brick pathways that your fellow gardeners will enjoy for years to come.
Category: Education
Free!

Sep23

Call & Response Printmaking Demo: An Artist's Rock Garden, with Hilary Lorenz

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Call & Response artist Hilary Lorenz in a drop-in printmaking workshop. Lorenz created a rock garden with paper-pulp sculptures and printed plants and is sharing her techniques.
Category: Education, Art

Sep23

The 6th Annual Breukelen Country Fair

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Wyckoff Farmhouse museum for a day-long extravaganza of crafting, creating, and hands-on fun celebrating Breukelen’s agricultural roots!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Dance, Art, Festivals, Games, History, Best for Kids, Markets, Tours, Food, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep23

The Great Miguelino at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 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

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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