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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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Sunday, August 9, 2015

Aug 9

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at General Jose Marti (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Join our guides for this exclusive tour of the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, open to visitors only on Central Park Conservancy guided tours and during limited open hours.
Category: Nature, Tours

Must See
Event
Aug 9

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Harlem Blues and Jazz Band

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Harlem Blues and Jazz Band return to Harlem Meer Performance Festival to bring you your favorite tunes on a summer afternoon!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Aug 9

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Waton Avenue and 164th Street

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Aug 9

Wrath and Resilience: Film Shorts

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Guest curator Andrew Ingall selects five recent films by independent filmmakers who represent a diverse group in terms of geography, genre and form.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Film, Free Summer Movies

Aug 9

Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Aug 9

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History

Aug 9

Hike & Draw

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

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy a natural artistic hike presented by the Van Cortlandt Park Conservancy.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Hiking
Free!

Aug 9

Total Body Conditioning

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Join this waterfront workout; limited mats are available at select classes.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 9

Bonkerz the Clown at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
This wise-cracking Brooklyn clown is proud to cross the Verrazano Bridge and bring his show to Staten Island. He’ll make jokes, clown around, and do some magic.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Zumba

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Join this waterfront workout; limited mats are available at select classes.
Category: Fitness
Free!

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