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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

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Category: Games, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
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

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

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

Intermediate Canoeing

at Beach 35th Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.1:00 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

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Sixth 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

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
Aug17

Summer Fishing Clinics

at White Levy Esplanade (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance introduces Pop-Up Audubon II, an aquatically themed expansion of our popular nature education programs.
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids

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