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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 8, 2015

Aug 8

Cleaning and 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 while getting great exercise. We are there every Saturday morning.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug 8

2015 Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival

at Meadow Lake North (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This much anticipated multicultural event features two exciting days of dragon boat racing, wonderful performances, and an ethnic food court.
Category: Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 8

Parent and Me Yoga

at Abby's Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.9:45 a.m.
Join us for free yoga for children and their parents/caregivers with Christina Shablak, a certified children's instructor. All aged children are welcome with a parent or…
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Children's Garden Summer Session sponsored by HSBC

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for kids in this registration-required summer program.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Shape Up NYC: Mind Body Fusion

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Low-impact cardio followed by balancing stretches and meditation to raise heart rate, burn calories, reduce stress, and work out every muscle.
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug 8

Billopp Shores: The Ebb and Flow of Man and Nature

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

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This retrospective exhibition offers a glimpse of man and nature's impact on the development of the waterfront in Conference House Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History
Free!

Aug 8

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Marcus Garvey Boulevard and Hart Street

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Aug 8

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Throop Avenue and Kosciusko Street

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Aug 8

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Yoga classes are free and designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel. Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha…
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 8

Bronx Food & Farm Tour

at Padre Plaza, Success Garden (in ), Bronx

9:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join our Arts in the Garden tour! At Padre Plaza Success Garden, we will learn how to press plants for use in art or to compile botanical samples of what we grow. We’ll enjoy…
Category: Tours

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