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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

Shape Up NYC Body Sculpting

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories. Enjoy fun, continuous movement to great music.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug 8

Youth Volleyball Clinic

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Get active on our beach volleyball courts.
Category: Sports
Free!

Aug 8

Co-op City Historic Walking Tour

at Barnes and Noble, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
There are some surprising secret places in this part of the Bronx. Come explore Co-op City and surrounding neighborhoods.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Fitness, History, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Hiking

Aug 8

ESL Advanced Class

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
The focus of this class will be on sharpening English language speaking, reading comprehension, and writing for Spanish-speaking adults.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug 8

Bike New York Presents Street Skills Ride

at Boxcar Playground (in Crotona Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Street Skills Rides are free weekend programs for adults and mature teens who want to increase their comfort and confidence when cycling on city streets
Category: Education, Sports, Learn To Ride
Free!

Aug 8

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
In this beginner-level class, Irving Yee, a member of the William CC Chen Tai Chi School, introduces students to the internal martial arts and promotes an awareness of its benefits.
Category: Fitness

Aug 8

Garden Conservation Day

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Please join the Dyckman Farmhouse to help keep our grounds looking beautiful.
Category: Fitness, Volunteer
Free!

Aug 8

Family Art Project: Sounds Of Nature

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
What are nature’s rhythms? What do they sound like when they are not in sync? Make a simple drum or a wind chime and get in tune with Bronx based musical troupe ¡Retumba!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature
Free!

Aug 8

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Games
Free!

Aug 8

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Navida Stein will share "The Magic Fish" by the Brothers Grimm and Julie Della Torre will share "Hans Clodhopper" by H.C. Andersen.
Category: Kids
Free!

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