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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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Thursday, August 15, 2013

Aug15

Summer Program at HSBC Children's Garden at Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children's Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers children in our diverse metropolitan area a rare opportunity to learn about science and nature through practical,hands-on experiences in an outdoor environment.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug15

FLOW.13

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.
The Randall's Island Park Alliance, BxMA, and Made Event are pleased to present FLOW, the annual summer art exhibit along the shoreline at Randall's Island Park.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug15

Poe Park Visitor Center Community Visioning Project

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Help the Poe Park Visitor Center gather people's knowledge, skills, ideas, and dreams for what they'd like to learn, do, and explore at The Poe Park Visitor Center and…
Category: Education, Art
Free!

Aug15

Stretching, Toning, and Relaxation at the Poe Visitor Center

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
The relaxation technique, somewhat like yoga, makes you feel as though you are floating on water.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug15

Catch & Release Fishing

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

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Grab a pole and relax on the Harlem Meer while you wait for a bite from one of the many species of fish that live in its diverse aquatic ecosystem! Poles available to borrow; must…
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Met Pool Health Screening Day

at Metropolitan Recreation Center, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for a day of great healthy living information and services like blood pressure and glucose readings.
Category: Education, Fitness
Free!

Aug15

Wild Medicine at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Discover how cultures around the world rely on plants for everything from medicine to cosmetics.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Aug15

Kids in Motion: Free Soccer Clinic

at Dongan Hills Avenue & Jefferson Street (in Gen. Douglas MacArthur Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This free soccer clinic for kids meets every Wednesday and Thursday with instructors Lou and Jessica.
Category: Kids, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Summer on the Hudson: Children’s Performance Series

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Music, storytelling & theater for young audiences.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Kids, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Uptown Dance Academy

at Sachkerah Woods Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The Uptown Dance Company is comprised of students from Uptown Dance Academy that have been accepted into professional jobs and schools such as LaGuardia High School, the Lion King etc.
Category: Concerts, Kids, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Best For
Kids

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