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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 9, 2015

Aug 9

Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug 9

Seining

at Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Learn about the remarkable creatures of the East River as our scientists use a seining net to humanely catch and release these unique critters.
Category: Nature, Fishing
Free!

Aug 9

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.
Make a simple drum to experience the force of sound, or a wind chime to test out breezes, and get in tune as we join Bronx based musical troupe ¡Retumba!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature

Aug 9

A Social Meditation: Reckoning with Wrath

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

10:30 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Join Wave Hill staff on a short tour through the Glyndor Gallery exhibition Wrath–Force of Nature, and then reconvene with nature outside in a guided social meditation.
Category: Art, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 9

Canine Ice Cream

at Rockaway Freeway Dog Park (in Rockaway Freeway), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Enjoy music, games, dog-friendly ice cream treats, and more! Giveaway bag for the first 25 people.
Category: Festivals, Dogs
Free!

Aug 9

Waterfront Walks: Guided Tours of Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about Brooklyn Bridge Park's unique history, sustainable design, and diverse ecology on these guided tours.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 9

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg is Brooklyn Flea’s giant all-food market, featuring 100+ vendors every Sunday serving everything from freshly frosted black and white cookies to giant turkey legs to…
Category: Food
Free!

Aug 9

Trail of the Month: Pink Trail (William T. Davis Wildlife Refuge)

at Native Plant Center, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Peruse the Pink Trail on this slower-paced, interpretative hike through the northwestern portion of the Greenbelt which borders Freshkills Park.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Aug 9

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…
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 9

Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour

at East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Enjoy the park's northernmost highlights with a Central Park Conservancy guide on this easy walk from Conservatory Garden, along the Harlem Meer, and past the North Woods.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

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