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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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Saturday, August 2, 2014

Aug 2

Idlewild Birding by Canoe Adventure

at Idlewild Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of…
Category: Birding, Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 2

GreenThumb Workshop: Fall Planting and Season Extension

at Phoenix Community Garden, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Do you want to get more fresh and healthy vegetables? If you’ve ever seen your collard green plants last through the winter, surrounded by snow, you know it’s…
Category: Education, Food, Talks
Free!

Aug 2

Shape Up NYC Dance Fitness for Adults

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
We'll be combining Latin, international, and popular music with dance moves for an aerobic workout.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug 2

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Bryant Park Reading Room: Kids

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word-under the London plane trees-in the open-air Reading Room.
Category: Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Walk from the Dairy to Belvedere Castle and see how the Park's interwoven landscapes began as a series of images envisioned by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux.
Category: History, Tours

Aug 2

Youth Moves Movement Workshop Series

at Jane Bailey Memorial Garden, Brooklyn, Garden of Hope, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
A series of family-friendly movement workshops presented by two Brooklyn-based dance companies. First three Saturdays in July and August at noon, at two garden locations.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Citizenship Classes for Adults

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug 2

Adaptive Sports Program (S.P.A.R.E.S.)

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn a variety of fun, adaptive sports! This program welcomes disabled Recreation Center members ages 5 and up.
Category: Accessible, Sports

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