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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 22, 2015

Aug22

It's My Park at Claremont Park

at Claremont Gazebo (in Claremont Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with the Parks Department gardening team every Saturday morning, to do landscape maintenance at Claremont Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug22

Garden Conservation Day

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Please join the Dyckman Farmhouse to help keep the grounds looking beautiful.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug22

Upper River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come canoe through Shoelace Park, Bronx River Forest, the New York Botanical Garden, and the Bronx Zoo.
Category: Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Talks, Waterfront

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Aug22

Natural Areas Exploration Day

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come explore Randall’s Island’s wetlands and other natural areas- all ages are welcome at this free event!
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Aug22

Bicycling Basics

at Putnam Avenue and Van Cortlandt Park South (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bicycling Basics is a three-hour, on-bike class for adults and mature teens who have recently learned how to ride a bike or who want to improve their core cycling skills.
Category: Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug22

Ranger's Choice: Hike and Paddle Gerrittsen Creek

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Participants are chosen by lottery. To enter your name in the lottery, visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Tuesday, August 11th.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug22

It's My Park at Gouverneur Playground

at Gouverneur Playground, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season come join The Claremont Healthy Village to make Gouverneur Playground beautiful. Join us for a fun-filled day cleaning the playground & meeting your neighbors.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug22

Family Art Project: Delicate Dragonfly Wings

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Study these ancient insects then create delicate and shimmering dragonfly wings using transparent and brightly colored—even metallic—materials.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Bike New York Presents Bicycling Basics

at Southwest Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join a three-hour, on-bike class for adults and mature teens who have recently learned how to ride a bike or who want to improve their core cycling skills.
Category: Education, Sports, Learn To Ride
Free!

Aug22

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at 172 Greenpoint Avenue

10:00 a.m.1:00 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!

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