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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 2, 2014

Aug 2

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from the Conservancy horticulturalists who take care of this special place within the Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug 2

Adult Art: Symmetry in Motion (Watercolors)

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
From the graceful beauty of a butterfly’s wings to the aerodynamically designed bodies of a dragonfly, formal balance is found throughout the insect world. Discover the…
Category: Art, Seniors

Aug 2

Idlewild Birding by Canoe Adventure

at Idlewild Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.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: Birding, Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

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Aug 2

GreenThumb Workshop: Fall Planting and Season Extension

at Phoenix Community Garden, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Do you want to get more fresh and healthy vegetables? If you’ve ever seen your collard green plants last through the winter, surrounded by snow, you know it’s…
Category: Education, Food, Talks
Free!

Aug 2

Shape Up NYC Dance Fitness for Adults

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
We'll be combining Latin, international, and popular music with dance moves for an aerobic workout.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug 2

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Bryant Park Reading Room: Kids

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word-under the London plane trees-in the open-air Reading Room.
Category: Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Walk from the Dairy to Belvedere Castle and see how the Park's interwoven landscapes began as a series of images envisioned by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux.
Category: History, Tours

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