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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 30, 2014

Aug30

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Green Team provides essential horticultural care to the park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug30

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Staycation

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Bring your sneakers and have a staycation with us!
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug30

McKinley's Children's Garden Workshops: Building Vegetable Beds

at McKinley's Childrens Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Have you wanted to learn how to build raised beds? We will have a Just Food trainer and experienced builder show how to repair and build raised beds made from wood and other materials.
Free!

Aug30

Family Art Project: Fishy Fun

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Focus on friends with fins, especially those popular goldfish swimming in Wave Hill’s Aquatic Garden. Turn colorful paper bags into fantastic 3-D fish that can swim through the…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug30

Kayaking

at Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock! Children under 18 must have an adult guardian present. All levels are welcome…
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug30

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug30

Harlem Green: 9th Annual Tour of Harlem Community Gardens

at Joseph Daniel Wilson Garden (in ), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Harlem's community gardeners invite you to share the miracles of grassroots development. Starting at 10 am with a sumptuous breakfast at the J.D. Wilson Garden on 122nd Street, and…
Category: Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug30

Red Hook Food Vendors

at Ball Field #1 (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Since 1974, the Red Hook Food Vendors have been serving the most authentic and traditional foods from Latin America in New York City. Named after its location--one of Brooklyn's…
Category: Food
Free!

Aug30

Saturday Yoga on the Waterfront

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Free waterfront yoga classes designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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