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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 8, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Aug22

Schmul Park Weed Warriors: Volunteer Cleanup

at Wild and Melvin Avenues (in Schmul Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Dandelions, knotweed, and mugwort are invading Schmul Park! Become a “Weed Warrior” and help Freshkills Park remove these plants from among our new native plantings.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug22

Bike Bonanza

at Faber Park (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Enjoy free, fun activities for the whole family! Get a free helmet, swap your kid's bike for a different size, and attend a free kids learn to ride class!
Category: Accessible, Education, Fitness, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

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Aug22

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome! You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Brower Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Brower Park to help care for Brower Park. Volunteers are needed to mulch, weed, and plant the butterfly garden and tree beds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug22

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Aug22

Bryant Park Reading Room: Kids - Clifford the Big Red Dog

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
This week at Bryant Park's kids hour: Clifford the Big Red Dog.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Canning in the Garden

at New Vision Garden (in ), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn all about canning the fresh veggies you grow with Natasha Hescott.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug22

Saturday Sculpture Workshop

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Saturday Sculpture Workshops are organized for kids ages 5- 13 and their families. Workshops are free and offered in the park’s education area on a drop-in basis.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Hands-On History: Hoops, Sticks & Whirligigs

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Play the old-fashioned way with historic games at the King Manor Museum.
Category: History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Tie Dye / Face Painting Festival

at Astoria Heights Playground (JHS 10) (in Astoria Heights Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for a free tie-dye and face painting activity. Bring your own new and clean items to tie-dye.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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