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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 4, 2013

Aug 4

Kids Insect Exploration

at Pelham Bay Ranger Station (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.
We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world. Children who spend time outdoors develop strong imaginations and learn to socialize better…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Free Tai Chi in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA, these classes offer the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one's health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 4

Meditation at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:30 a.m.12:45 p.m.
This summer, take a moment to release stress and reconnect with your inner self while practicing meditation.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Aug 4

Clearing in the Forest: Islands of Green

at Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Be transported to a Caribbean Island with the chorus of upbeat and relaxing sounds by Steel Impressions.
Category: Concerts, Kids, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Seining the River Wild

at Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn about the remarkable creatures of the East River as our scientists use a 20-foot seining net to humanely catch and release these unique critters. RSVP is required for this…
Category: Education, Nature, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 4

Ride The Carousel in Prospect Park

at The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old carousel.
Category: Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Pop-Up Audubon: Macy’s Fishing Clinics

at The Wellhouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
“Pop-Up Audubon” is a new interactive activity through the Audubon Center that allows you to directly engage with nature through outdoor learning adventures.
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

North Woods

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
A tour designed to showcase the work of Olmsted and Vaux.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Aug 4

Garden Walking Tour in Fort Tryon Park

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a tour of the "Park for All Seasons" through the Heather and Alpine Gardens of Fort Tryon Park.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Aug 4

Bryant Park Le Carrousel Magique

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The masters are back with tricks up their sleeves and more amazing feats of magic to boot.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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