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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 18, 2012 (x) to December 15, 2018

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Aug20

It's My Park at Owl's Head Park

at 67th Street and Colonial Road Entrance (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Owl's Head Hort Group for a general cleanup and horticulture work at Owl's Head Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug20

It's My Park at Saratoga Ballfields

at Corner of Dean Street and Thomas Boyland Street (in Saratoga Ballfields), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with What About The Children, Inc. at Saratoga Ballfields.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug20

It's My Park at Ocean Breeze Park

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with NYC Parks to create a better, larger, and cleaner outdoor space for the horses at Ocean Breeze Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug20

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
In this multi-level class, Irving Yee, a member of the William CC Chen Tai Chi School, introduces students to the internal martial arts, and promotes an awareness of its health benefits.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Aug20

Brooklyn Chess Festival

at Dr Ronald McNair Park (in Dr. Ronald McNair Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn to play chess, sharpen your game, meet and play a chess master, and much more.
Category: Festivals, Games
Free!

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Aug20

It's My Park Day at Ocean Breeze Park

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park Day event is dedicated to Ocean Breeze Park. Come volunteer with friends and members of Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex to help…
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug20

Having Fun with Our Food: Creative Composting on the NYC Parks Greenroof

at NYC Parks Five Borough Complex Greenroof Garden, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come see this amazing space, and learn about compost methods including using compost tumblers, worm bins, and the unique bokashi method!
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Talks
Free!

Aug20

Sherman Creek Stewardship Day: Invasive Removal

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join New York Restoration Project's efforts to restore the north end of Highbridge Forest to its native flora.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug20

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!

Aug20

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!

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