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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 30, 2014

Aug30

Shape Up NYC: Couch to 5k

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
If you always wanted to run a 5k but didn't know how to begin, this is for you.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug30

Art in the Garden: Harvesting Our History: The Story of Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Get a sense of Queens Botanical Garden's past and how both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs influenced the Garden's development.
Category: Art, Festivals, History, Seniors

Aug30

The NY World’s Fairs and the Port Authority Bringing Trade, Travel and Tourism to Queens, The Region and the World

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
In our continuing celebration of the New York World's Fairs, enjoy this Port Authority multimedia exhibit.
Category: Art, History

Aug30

ESL Class

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

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Spanish speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from ESL instructor. New students must take a placement test, which is administered at 11am on…
Category: Education
Free!

Aug30

Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut. We are there every Saturday morning. It is…
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Aug30

The Street Trees of New York City

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Learn about the complex relationship between trees, animals, and humans with Leslie Day, author of "Field Guide to the Street Trees of New York City" and "Field Guide to the Natural World" of New York City.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug30

Cara A Cara: A Cuban Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Don't miss this two-week long exhibition of Cuban art Manny Vega is a Bronx-born painter, illustrator, muralist, mosaicist and costme designer. He is associated with the…
Category: Art
Free!

Aug30

Saturday Yoga on the Waterfront

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Free waterfront yoga classes designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug30

Bryant Park Moves

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience the joy of movement and dance! Open to all levels.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug30

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

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