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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

Checkmate 101

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come learn how to take your chess game to the next level!
Category: Education, Games

Aug 9


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

Aug 9

Waterfront Walks

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about the history of the Brooklyn waterfront, the park's sustainable design, and how it came to life during these park tours led by docents.
Category: Tours

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

Aug 9

CANCELLED: 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

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

Aug 9

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Vernon Blvd. and Broadway, Queens

11:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015

Aug 9


at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Let nature inspire you to find your center and reconnect with your true self using guided mindfulness and other meditation practices.
Category: Fitness

Aug 9

Family Performance Festival: Butterfly Boogie

at The Great Hill (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Think bugs are gross? Think again! We’ll take you on a 3,000-mile adventure and show you why they’re actually the coolest creatures around. The musical, interactive…
Category: Concerts, Nature, Kids

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Aug 9

Intermediate Canoeing

at Kaiser Park Entrance (in Kaiser Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Intermediate canoe programs are great for those with prior canoe experience. Children aged 8 and older are welcome.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

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