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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.

Viewing 11–20 out of 2,800 events
from August 29, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Aug29

Cancelled: It's My Park at Arden Woods

at Ilyssa Way Entrance (in Arden Woods), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This It’s My Park season, please join the Friends of Arden Woods as they clean and restore the trails throughout Arden Woods.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug29

Cleaning and Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting, or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut while getting great exercise. We are there every Saturday morning.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug29

It's My Park at Corporal Allen F. Kivlehan Playground

at New Dorp Lane and Cedar Grove Avenue, Staten Island

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, please join the Friends of Kivlehan Park as they work to beautify and maintain the garden area surrounding the playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug29

It's My Park at McCarren Park with Good.Clean.Fun.

at McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, please join Good.Clean.Fun. to help care for McCarren Park during your morning fitness routine.
Category: Fitness, Volunteer, It's My Park, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug29

Billopp Shores: The Ebb and Flow of Man and Nature

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

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This retrospective exhibition offers a glimpse of man and nature's impact on the development of the waterfront in Conference House Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History
Free!

Aug29

10th Anniversary Harlem Green Tour

at Joseph Daniel Wilson Garden (in ), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
On Saturday, August 29th, Harlem's community gardeners will invite the public to share in the 10th anniversary tour of Harlem's miraculous, community-centered, grassroots-…
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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Aug29

Learn to Sail with TASCA's Basic Sailing Program - Intensive Session

at World's Fair Boathouse (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn to sail on Flushing Meadows Corona Park’s scenic Meadow Lake with the help of The American Small Craft Association, or TASCA.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing

Aug29

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Yoga classes are free and designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel. Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha…
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug29

Street Trees Tour with Author Leslie Day

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Take this opportunity to learn about the rich culture and diversity of plants that is seen on the city streets we walk through every day!
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Talks
Free!

Aug29

Shape Up NYC Body Sculpting

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!

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