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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 October 6, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Aug11

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

Aug11

Beautification Day Event

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 a.m.
Volunteer to beautify Fort Tyron Park.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug11

Shape Up NYC: Pilates

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join us for an introductory class to the Pilates method.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug11

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Enjoy free yoga on the waterfront! Kripalu Yoga integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation and meditation, taught by Monique Schubert and Yojaida Estrella every weekend.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug11

Hatha Yoga at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Find refuge from city life by practicing seasonal yoga. Decrease stress and increase your energy by focusing on your posture, breath control and meditation.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Aug11

Catch & Release Fishing

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 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!
Category: Nature, Games, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Weekend Volunteer Corps

at The Wellhouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Weekend Volunteer Corps are a wonderful opportunity for groups to get their hands dirty with projects throughout the park.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug11

Family Art Project at Wave Hill: Spray a Garden

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Paint the colors of summer into a garden made without brushes. Combine mists of watercolor and blossoms fashioned from color-soaked coffee filters into a blooming vision. Photo…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Summer on the Hudson: Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join The Downtown Boathouse for 20-minute instructional paddles, and explore the Hudson River first hand.
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug11

4th Annual Soundview Park Summer Festival

at Lafayette & Morrison Avenues (in Soundview Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Friends of Soundview Park annual celebration of the park and the Bronx waterfront.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Nature, Festivals, Fitness, Games, Kids, Sports, Tours, Volunteer, Learn To Ride, Free Summer Concerts, Talks, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids

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