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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 16, 2014

Aug16

Family Art Project: Flutter with the Butterflies

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
See them and sketch them, flying and sipping the nectar of their favorite flowers. Then learn about local butterfly species and make a butterfly hat to wear as you sail across the…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Volunteer Saturdays at Battery Urban Farm

at Battery Urban Farm (in Battery Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Projects are seasonal and vary from week to week, and could include weeding, mulching, trellising, path or fence maintenance, moving soil, or working with compost.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Food
Free!

Aug16

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature. In this beginner-level class, Irving Yee, a member of the William…
Category: Fitness

Aug16

GreenThumb Workshop: Seed Savers Harvesting and Processing Basics

at River Garden (in ), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Interested in saving seeds? Planning to start a seed library? Bronx Green-Up, NYC Parks/GreenThumb and Weeksville Heritage Center have come together to present a Seed Savers Series,…
Free!

Aug16

Shape Up NYC Body Sculpting for Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance, while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories. Enjoy fun, continuous movement to great music.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug16

Scrapbooking and Sand Art

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Participants will enjoy arts & crafts, sand art, and games.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Natural Areas Open House

at Randalls Island Natural Areas (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for our free Natural Areas Open House event, which will include a guided nature exploration, exciting exhibits detailing the in-depth human and natural history of Randall’s Island.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

ShapeUp NYC: Mind Body Fusion

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Low impact cardio followed by balancing stretches and meditation to raise heart rate, burn calories, reduce stress and work out every muscle.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug16

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Category: Games, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids

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