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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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from August 3, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Aug 3

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!

Aug 3

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!

Aug 3

Birds, Bugs, Bees Tour

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Learn the secrets of insect-hunting in Brooklyn Bridge Park with Julie Feinstein, author of the Field Guide to Urban Wildlife.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours, Talks
Free!

Aug 3

CityParks PuppetMobile Presents Little Red's Hood

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

9:30 a.m.
Little Red's Hood is a fresh retelling of the classic "Little Red Riding Hood" tale updated with a modern sensibility that will appeal to kids.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

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!

Aug 3

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!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

NYRP Club Fit Yoga

at Jane Bailey Memorial Garden, Brooklyn, Target Brooklyn Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Target Bronx Community Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location, Target East Harlem Community Garden, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
NYRP's free, outdoor yoga classes are a great way for the entire family to stay fit.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 3

Jerome Slope Volunteer Project

at Target Bronx Community Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYRP as we clean up Jerome Slope, just steps away from NYRP's Target Bronx Community Garden in the Highbridge neighborhood.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug 3

Freshkills Park Tour

at St. George Ferry Terminal, Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for a tour of Freshkills Park coinciding with the Arsenal Gallery's exhibit Land Art Generator Initiative: Freshkills Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Tours
Free!

Aug 3

Arty Hours

at The Lawn (in The High Line), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Go on a kid-friendly scavenger hunt for High Line Art, then create your own masterpiece inspired by the High Line.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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