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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 September 21, 2017 to December 15, 2018

Saturday, September 23, 2017


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

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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


Discovery Walks for Families: Living Laboratory

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join us as we venture into the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, and investigate the design of this living laboratory.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife

Must See

Latina 50 Plus Telling Our Stories: Preserving History, Culture, Legacy Writing Workshops

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Telling Our Stories writing workshop will focus on how to bring Latina women’s stories to the page so that their legacies are recorded for the future generations of Latina women.
Category: Accessible, Talks, Hispanic Heritage Month


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


"Call & Response" Printing 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


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

Must See

InGardens Free Jazz Concerts

at Corlears Hook Park, Manhattan

1:30 p.m.4:30 a.m.
Corlears Hook Park hosts an afternoon of free jazz concerts in partnership with presenter Arts for Art.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts


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

Best For

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

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