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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 13, 2016

Aug13

Family Art Project: Fishy Fun

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Focus on friends with fins, especially those popular goldfish swimming in Wave Hill’s Aquatic Garden. Turn colorful paper bags into fantastic 3-D fish that can swim through the air and flutter home with you.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

Taiwan: A World of Orchids

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy a stunning display of orchids and a weekend of live music.
Category: Education, Concerts, Nature, Art, Markets

Aug13

Garden Conservation Day

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come get your hands dirty while helping us beautify our grounds!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug13

Nature Walk

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Wear comfortable hiking shoes for a tour of the Van Cortlandt Lake, Tibbett's Wetland, John Kieran Trail, and Vault Hill.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Aug13

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Bellevue South Park

at Bellevue South Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, come out and join local community members to help clean-up and paint in Bellevue South Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug13

It's My Park at Owl's Head Park

at 67th Street and Colonial Road Entrance (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Owl's Head Hort Group for a general cleanup and horticulure work at Owl's Head Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug13

Harlem Grown's Healthy Summer Event

at Harlem Grown, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come join Harlem Grown for fitness, nutrition tips, delicious lunch, fresh air, and outdoor fun at the Healthy Summer Event!
Category: Education, Fitness, Food
Free!

Aug13

Summer on the Hudson: Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This class is a fusion of Latin, international. and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Category: Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug13

Learn to Ride: Kids

at Poor Richard's Playground, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Most kids learn to ride in one session, but even if they don’t, they can join us for another free class!
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

Tai Chi

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
These classes offer the opportunity to learn the Taoist method, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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