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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 10, 2014

Aug10

Meditation

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:30 a.m.12:45 p.m.
This spring, take a moment to release stress and reconnect with your inner self while practicing meditation. Each session includes instruction in simple techniques followed by 20 to…
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Aug10

Bones of an Old Dutch Farmhouse

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Examine the white oak times (the bones) of Lefferts Historic House and the many layers that were added, subtracted and changed over the past 230 years.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Talks

Aug10

Brooklyn Bridge Park Tour

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's design, history, and ecology, and how the park came to life.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Aug10

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the "Manhattan Adirondacks."
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug10

Family Performance Festival: Earth Rhythms

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Shake to the rhythm of nature! Roger Tincknell and his energizing earthly beats with have you moving and grooving while you quench your curiosity about the natural world and all the…
Category: Education, Concerts, Nature, Kids, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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Kids
Aug10

Family Performance Festival: Earth Rhythms

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Shake to the rhythm of nature! Roger Tincknell and his energizing earthly beats with have you moving and grooving while you quench your curiosity about the natural world and all the…
Category: Education, Concerts, Nature, Kids, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug10

Free Kayaking

at South Beach Boardwalk at Ocean Avenue (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a 15-minute trial paddle off the shoreline. Equipment and tips provided. Experienced kayakers will be on the water to help. Wear shoes and clothing that…
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug10

Conference House Tours

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to The Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the…
Category: Education, History, Tours

Aug10

Bryant Park Le Carrousel: Magique

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Alakazam! Our ace magicians return with tricks up their sleeves and feats that razzle-dazzle. Produced in partnership with Monday Night Magic.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug10

Cooking Demo: Flavorsome Flora - Lemon Scented Herbs

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for a summer-long celebration of aromatic herbs. Sample dishes prepared by chefs from Wave Hill exclusive caterer Great Performances, including iced lemon-verbena infusion…
Category: Food, Talks
Free!

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