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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 30, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Sep24

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Sep24

High Bridge Tour with Sid Horenstein

at 165th Street and Edgecombe Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Sid Horenstein, geologist and Educator Emeritus at the American Museum of Natural History, and learn the importance of the oldest bridge in NYC and its impact on your community.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep24

Brooklyn Americana Music Festival

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The Brooklyn Americana Festival returns with more original and traditional country, folk, roots, blues, old time, and bluegrass artists.
Category: Concerts, Festivals
Free!

Sep24

The Magic of Rogue at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
As seen on America’s Got Talent, Rogue brings a combination of magic and comedy. With tons of audience interaction, this show is a mixture of music, flowers, fire, and animals.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep24

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Bargemusic (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This one-hour, family-friendly performance includes a Q & A session with the musicians.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Sep24

Instructional Flag Football: Manhattan

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Sign up today for our Citywide Flag Football League!
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Sep24

Night Hike (Light)

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
On our hikes, you can gain orienteering skills, explore our city’s rich history, or just take an hour to unplug from the world.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Sep24

Movies Under the Stars: The Jungle Book

at Frederick B Judge Playground (in Frederick B. Judge Playground), Queens

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep24

Movies Under the Stars: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Out of the Shadows

at Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park), Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
When the evil Shredder creates his own mutants, Bebop and Rocksteady, the Turtles must team up with April O'Neil, news reporter Vern Fenwick, and vigilante Casey Jones to defend NYC.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Sep25

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, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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