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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 13, 2012 (x) to January 20, 2018

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Aug15

Tiny Tots Stories and Art

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Fun is had with cute and funny stories and songs for tiny tots to enjoy. Session ends with fun arts activity inspired by the stories and songs.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Storytime at The Battery

at Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Storytime at The Battery will give children their first introduction to urban farming with activities like planting seeds, touching the soil, crafting, or tasting new and delicious herbs and vegetables.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Tai Chi

at On the High Line at 13th Street (in The High Line), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Join our neighbors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society for an introductory practice of the different moves included in the basic Tai Chi set.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug15

Bryant Park Yoga

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Perfect your downward dog under the trees at our 14th season of outdoor yoga classes.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug15

Bi-weekly Gardening Club

at Stuyvesant Square, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us twice a week as we spruce up Stuyvesant Square and make it a better place for everyone.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

Aug15

Up-Cycle-to-Art/Vintage and Steam Punk

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Adults decorate and up-cycle your clean, empty cans and bottles with beautiful napkins, wrapping paper, and vintage images from home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Seniors
Free!

Aug15

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Calling children ages 10 and younger! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon? Come play giant tic tac toe, hopscotch, jump rope, and more in the park!
Category: Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Pop-Up Pool Free Swim

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Take in the sunshine and cool water at the Pier 2 Pop-Up Pool! The 30'x50' pool includes a sandy beach and play area with refreshing food and drinks from Lizzmonade.
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

Aug15

Theatre Fun in the Sun! Diversion debajo del Sol! - Mini Camp

at Payson Playground (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
FREE Interactive theatre workshops for the whole family!
Category: Best for Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

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