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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 29, 2015

Aug29

Splendid Summer Hike

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy hiking the Greenbelt in its greenest season.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Aug29

Bike New York...Street Skills Ride

at Boxcar Playground (in Crotona Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Street Skills Rides are free weekend programs for adults and mature teens who want to increase their comfort and confidence when cycling on city streets.
Category: Accessible, Education, Sports, Learn To Ride
Free!

Aug29

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
In this beginner-level class, Irving Yee, a member of the William CC Chen Tai Chi School, introduces students to the internal martial arts and promotes an awareness of its benefits.
Category: Fitness

Aug29

Community Work Day at MHBA Living Laboratory Garden

at MHBA Living Laboratory Community Garden, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help Mott Hall Bridges Academy Living Laboratory Community Garden spruce up the garden, build benches, and prepare for the installation of its new solar-powered outdoor classroom space.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug29

Randall's Island Salt Marsh Canoe Excursion

at Randall's Island Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Prior canoe experience is required. To register visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, August 19th
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug29

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!

Aug29

Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour

at East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an introduction to the park's northernmost highlights: Conservatory Garden, the Harlem Meer, and the North Woods.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug29

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.
Luann Adams will share the Egyptian story "Blue Faience Hippopotamus" and Judith Heineman will share the Japanese story "Momotaro".
Category: Kids
Free!

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Aug29

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!

Aug29

GreenThumb Workshop: Cover Crops

at Poppa & Momma Jones Historical Garden, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We will discuss the role of cover crops in enhancing soil health, talk about recommended crop choices, and practice sowing seed.
Category: Education
Free!

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