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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 17, 2014

Aug17

Sunday Tai Chi in Socrates Sculpture 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 free classes offer the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi in a unique outdoor sculpture park.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug17

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

Aug17

Staten Island Beach Fest: Charulata and David Zumba of Flashmob Fitness Crew Danceoff

at Midland Beach Concert Lawn (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join Charulata and David on the Concert Lawn for the Best Zumba workout to begin your week. Come alone or bring friends! If you love their routine, come back at the same time on…
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Kids, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

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!

Aug17

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at 6th Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Take a break to enjoy this walk through the Park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours April through October.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Aug17

Family Performance Festival: SummerDance on Tour, Earth Beat!

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Be enchanted by the magical movements of nature in Earth Beat, a spectacular dance performance by the Youth Company.
Category: Dance, Nature, Kids, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Intermediate Canoeing

at Bayswater Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of…
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug17

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

Aug17

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Alley Pond Adventure Course is an outdoor adventure that fosters trust, problem-solving, and team-building right in your own backyard at beautiful Alley Pond Park. Our Adventure Course…
Free!

Aug17

Nature on the Go!

at The Wellhouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Enjoy catch-and-release fishing in this popular summer program. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait. Open to children…
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids

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