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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 1, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Aug16

Family Performance Festival: Nature Songs and Stories

at The Great Hill (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Discover more about the Park and the finely tuned way in which mother nature works with George Steele as you sing along with him, then head out on an exploratory adventure in the Park!…
Category: Concerts, Nature, Festivals, Kids, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Yoga At Morris-Jumel Mansion

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Every Thursday and Sunday at 1 p.m., Morris-Jumel Mansion plays host to Awesome Asana Yoga, an hour-long exercise in body stretching and mind cleansing taught by Registered Yoga…
Category: Fitness

Aug16

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building.
Category: Education, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Surrey Place and Midland Parkway

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Aug16

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug16

Zabo's Circus Show at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Other than clowning around, Zabo’s skills include juggling, unicycling, and prop balancing. His show brings non-stop excitement and entertainment.
Category: Accessible, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Quimbombo

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Quimbombo for a groove-oriented performance rooted in Cuban son!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Aug16

Help the Garden Day

at Highland Park Children's Garden (in ), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Help pitch in and volunteer with seasonal garden maintenance projects.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug16

Lecture: The History of Parkway Village

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Judith Guttman, President of Parkway Village Historical Society, will be presenting a lecture on the history of the area of Queens. The 35-acre co-op community was built in the…
Category: Education, History, Talks

Aug16

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History

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