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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

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
Free!

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
Free!

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
Free!

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
Free!

Aug 9

Meditation

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
Free!

Best For
Kids
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
Free!

Aug 9

Basic Canoeing

at Lasker Pool & Rink (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Basic canoe programs are great for all skill levels. Children aged 8 and older are welcome.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 9

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building.
Category: Education, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Living with Urban Coyotes

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. From falcons and salamanders, to deer and seals; wildlife viewing is a perfect activity for any age. Our Rangers…
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

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