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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 17, 2013

Aug17

Art Exhibit: Invasive Pigments

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Invasive Pigments is a series of watercolor-like paintings which explores the migration and proliferation of weeds and other "unintentional" plants in tandem with human…
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Aug17

Cleaning Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come out and lend a hand to help us rake, weed and do various gardening chores at Westerleigh Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug17

Forest Restoration at High Rock Park

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join staff removing invasive plants and restoring trails.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug17

FLOW.13

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.
The Randall's Island Park Alliance, BxMA, and Made Event are pleased to present FLOW, the annual summer art exhibit along the shoreline at Randall's Island Park.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug17

Poe Park Visitor Center Community Visioning Project

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Help the Poe Park Visitor Center gather people's knowledge, skills, ideas, and dreams for what they'd like to learn, do, and explore at The Poe Park Visitor Center and…
Category: Education, Art
Free!

Aug17

Shapeup NYC Couch to 5k

at B.86th Street & Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

9:15 a.m.10:15 a.m.
A beginner program for the aspiring runner, this class will combine running, walking, and conditioning exercises to get you in shape for long distance running. Free, All are…
Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug17

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Enjoy free yoga on the waterfront! Kripalu Yoga integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation and meditation, taught by Monique Schubert and Yojaida Estrella every weekend.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug17

Catch & Release Fishing

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

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Grab a pole and relax on the Harlem Meer while you wait for a bite from one of the many species of fish that live in its diverse aquatic ecosystem! Poles available to borrow; must…
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

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Aug17

Seining the River Wild

at Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Learn about the remarkable creatures of the East River as our scientists use a 20-foot seining net to humanely catch and release these unique critters. RSVP is required for this…
Category: Education, Nature, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Aug17

Shape Up NYC: intenSati

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Combining spoken affirmations with simple choreography, intenSati provides a heart-pumping, exhilarating workout that builds physical, mental, and spiritual muscle.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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