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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

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!

Aug13

Walt Whitman Tours of Fort Greene Park

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn about the park's history and Walt Whitman's life during his days in Brooklyn.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Aug13

CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Chelsea Park

at Chelsea Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Gerald Fierst will share the H.C. Andersen story "Nightingale" and Arif Choudhury will share the Arabian story "Arabian Tale".
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

Basic Canoeing

at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This program is perfect for beginners and those looking to practice their skills.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Aug13

GreenThumb Workshop: Power of Herbs

at Sparrow's Nest Community Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Let us explore the ancient art of herbs for arthritis, asthma, diabetes, blood pressure, beauty care, and much more.
Category: Education, Nature, Food
Free!

Aug13

Bike New York: Street Skills Ride

at East River Bikeway at the Sixth Street Bridge (in John V. Lindsay East River Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Street Skills Rides are free weekend programs for adults and mature teens who want to increase their comfort and confidence when cycling on city streets.
Category: Sports
Free!

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