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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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from November 14, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Aug11

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 an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug11

Meditation at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:30 a.m.12:45 p.m.
This summer, take a moment to release stress and reconnect with your inner self while practicing meditation.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Aug11

Ride The Carousel in Prospect Park

at The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old carousel.
Category: Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Pop-Up Audubon: Macy’s Fishing Clinics

at The Wellhouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
“Pop-Up Audubon” is a new interactive activity through the Audubon Center that allows you to directly engage with nature through outdoor learning adventures.
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Basic Canoeing

at Harlem Meer 110th Street and Lenox Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes, to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays. On an…
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Aug11

Northern Forts Tour

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
A tour of the Harlem Meer.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Aug11

NYC Compost Project in Queens: Compost Tabling at Astoria Park Shorefest

at Shore Boulevard, Queens

1:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Learn how to set up your own indoor or outdoor composting system, and see our live worm bin.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Aug11

Bryant Park Le Carrousel Magique

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The masters are back with tricks up their sleeves and more amazing feats of magic to boot.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Lefferts Historic House - 2nd Floor Tours

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Explore the unique architecture of Lefferts Historic House on this special tour.
Category: Art, History, Tours

Aug11

Public Summer 2013: 100 on 100

at First Park, Manhattan

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
First Street Green and SUPERFRONT present 100 on 100 with Jill Sigman & Mary Suk, part of PUBLIC SUMMER 2013: A public conversation and interactive…
Category: Art
Free!

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