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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 October 7, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Aug26

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Jamaica Ave and 150th Ave

11:00 a.m.2:00 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!

Aug26

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Arden Avenue and Elmbank Street

11:00 a.m.2:00 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!

Aug26

Skate and Fitness Mobiles at Conference House Park

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The program provides helmets and safety equipment as well as basic instruction, organized races, and obstacle courses for all ability levels.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug26

Animation Day for Kids

at Kids Playground (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Your child can create their own animated art projects while learning the principles of animation.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Film, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug26

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug26

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Instructional Basketball Clinic & Street Hockey

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug26

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Youth Fitness

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug26

Tales of Brier Rabbit

at Dugan Playground, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
However, in this modern adaptation of the American folk tale, Brier Rabbit's pals are on to his tricks, and set out to teach him a lesson he won't soon forget!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug26

Stories in the Garden: How Does Your Garden Grow?

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
As any gardener will tell you, what you sow is not always what you reap. This week, listen to stories and sing songs about unexpected harvests, unintentional gardens and surprise garden visitors.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug26

Recycle-To-Art

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Have fun turning discardee materials into usable works of art. Children under 10 years must be accompanied by an adult. Wear clothes that can get messy.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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