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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 24, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Sep10

Capoeira for Beginners

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructors from Capoeira Nago Queen, this six-part series will introduce participants to the basic fundamentals of the Brazilian martial art of capoeira.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront
Free!

Sep10

Arts, Culture & Fun Presents: Dance Away the Night - Salsa!

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Dance Away the Night series for the DJ sounds of Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, & More!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Theater, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Sep10

Back to School

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Beat the stress of returning to school with an afternoon of fun activities, including games, rides, craft projects, and free school supplies.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep10

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
Sep10

Plein Air Paintings of the Bartow-Pell Gardens

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Paintings created outdoors capture the changing light and atmospheric mood of the historical landmarks and hidden treasures of the Bartow-Pell gardens and grounds.
Category: Art

Sep10

Trees of the Greenbelt: High Rock Edition

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Participants will learn to identify the great oaks, tulip trees, and elms, among others.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

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Event
Sep10

Ranger's Choice: Archery

at Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This program is a beginner's introduction to the sport of archery.Recommended for ages 8 and up. Participants are chosen via lottery.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

Sep10

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Presents Hamlet

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This season, the Public Theater's Mobile Unit presents a new, world-class production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet to audiences and community venues across New York City. Olivier Award w…
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Theater, Tours, Free Summer Theater, Seniors
Free!

Sep10

Compost Workday

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on the second Saturday of the month to get an inside look at this process and learn some of the basics of composting.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep10

Family Day

at Rufus King Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Lancman for a day of games, popcorn, a visit from The Nature Company, inflatables, and more!
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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