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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 22, 2015


Bicycling Basics

at Putnam Avenue and Van Cortlandt Park South (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bicycling Basics is a three-hour, on-bike class for adults and mature teens who have recently learned how to ride a bike or who want to improve their core cycling skills.
Category: Sports, Outdoor Fitness


Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
In this beginner-level class, Irving Yee, a member of the William CC Chen Tai Chi School, introduces students to the internal martial arts and promotes an awareness of its benefits.
Category: Fitness


Garden Conservation Day

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Please join the Dyckman Farmhouse to help keep the grounds looking beautiful.
Category: Volunteer


Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Games


Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Ron Sopyla will share "The Snow Queen" by H.C. Andersen and Rita Auerbach will share the Norwegian story "The Three Ants".
Category: Kids

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Culinary Education

at Clayton Williams Memorial Garden, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join GreenThumb and Just Food for a cooking demonstration in the Clayton Williams Community Garden. Learn how to make the most of the summer’s bounty of fresh produce. Join one…
Category: Education


It's My Park at Brower Park

at Brower Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Brower Park to help care for Brower Park. Volunteers are needed to mulch, weed, and plant the butterfly garden and tree beds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours


Bike Bonanza

at Faber Park (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Enjoy free, fun activities for the whole family! Get a free helmet, swap your kid's bike for a different size, and attend a free kids learn to ride class!
Category: Accessible, Education, Fitness, Kids, Waterfront

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Schmul Park Weed Warriors: Volunteer Cleanup

at Wild and Melvin Avenues (in Schmul Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Dandelions, knotweed, and mugwort are invading Schmul Park! Become a “Weed Warrior” and help Freshkills Park remove these plants from among our new native plantings.
Category: Nature, Volunteer

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