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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 17, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Sep10

World's Fair History Walking Tour

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Hear the stories behind the Unisphere, New York State Pavilion, Hall of Science, Queens Zoo Aviary, Carousel, Time Capsules, Underground Home,and more.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Sep10

The Princess, The Emperor and The Duck

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Set in Africa, China and our own Central Park, The Princess, The Emperor, and The Duck retells storyteller Hans Christian Andersen’s world-famous fairy tales — The Princess…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Theater

Best For
Kids
Sep10

Historic New York: Old Croton Aqueduct

at 170th Street and University Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Water is life! Hike across the High Bridge with the Urban Park Rangers and learn how New York City's oldest standing bridge(completed in 1848) brought water from the Bronx to Manhattan.
Category: History, Tours, Hiking
Free!

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Sep10

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Step out of the bustling city and see the part of Central Park that most resembles the Adirondack Mountains.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Sep10

Thomas Jefferson Park to Randall's Island Hike (Moderate)

at 112th Street and First Avenue (in Thomas Jefferson Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Enjoy the urban wildlife and landscaping of Thomas Jefferson Park. Then journey along the greenway to Randall's Island to explore the salt marshes and waterside views of the city.
Category: Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Sep10

Seining

at Bayview Avenue and Johnston Terrace (in Lemon Creek Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Get ready to get your hands wet; seining programs use nets to catch fish. First-come, first-served.
Category: Nature, Fishing
Free!

Sep10

Trail of the Month: Red Trail from High Rock Park

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Hike the Red Trail to Historic Richmond Town on this long-distanced, fact-paced hike.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Sep10

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep10

Family Nature Walk

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a family-friendly walk through the gardens or woodlands.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours

Best For
Kids
Sep10

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please note: You must arrive at noon. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent. For every rower under 12 one parent or adult guardian must be present.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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