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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 22, 2015

Aug22

Garden Conservation Day

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Please join the Dyckman Farmhouse to help keep the grounds looking beautiful.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug22

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Games
Free!

Aug22

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Ron Sopyla will share "The Snow Queen" by H.C. Andersen and Rita Auerbach will share the Norwegian story "The Three Ants".
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Culinary Education

at Clayton Williams Memorial Garden, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join GreenThumb and Just Food for a cooking demonstration in the Clayton Williams Community Garden. Learn how to make the most of the summer’s bounty of fresh produce. Join one…
Category: Education
Free!

Aug22

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Brower Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Brower Park to help care for Brower Park. Volunteers are needed to mulch, weed, and plant the butterfly garden and tree beds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug22

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug22

Bike Bonanza

at Faber Park (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Enjoy free, fun activities for the whole family! Get a free helmet, swap your kid's bike for a different size, and attend a free kids learn to ride class!
Category: Accessible, Education, Fitness, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug22

Schmul Park Weed Warriors: Volunteer Cleanup

at Wild and Melvin Avenues (in Schmul Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Dandelions, knotweed, and mugwort are invading Schmul Park! Become a “Weed Warrior” and help Freshkills Park remove these plants from among our new native plantings.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug22

Summer on the Hudson & Shape Up NYC present Zumba

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International music, and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Category: Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug22

Drawing: Chalk and Talk

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This introductory workshop provides basic how-to instruction along with the materials to explore and capture the varied landscape of Conference House Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Seniors
Free!

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