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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 July 6, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Aug 6

Learn To Draw

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

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Aug 6

Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: Storytime for Kids

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Each week an educator from Union Square mainstay Strand Bookstore will host a children’s reading event in our Activities Pavilion. They’ll feature stories centering around…
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Bodies

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex!
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 6

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Obstacle Course Playground

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex! Children are welcome in this program.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: 14th Street Y and Pop Fit Kids

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Every week at 3:00 pm PopFit Kids will bring their FUNctional Fitness program to the South Plaza. This program provides tools in the short term to help kids develop life-long healthy…
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: 14th Street Y and PopFit Kids

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Every week at 3:00 pm PopFit Kids will bring their FUNctional Fitness program to the South Plaza. This program provides tools in the short term to help kids develop life-long healthy…
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Garden Crew Training Session

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove. As part of the Garden Crew you will help redesign and plant…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug 6

Zumba

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park), Queens

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the fun of working out to music!!!
Category: Dance, Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug 6

Summer in the Square: Boot Camp with Zach Schares

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us for a cardio strength and conditioning class courtesy of New York Health and Racquet Club.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 6

Kayaking

at Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Paddle in the East River with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

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