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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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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Aug17

Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Plant Patterns

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The artists use plants’ impressive natural characteristics as a means to explore various themes in their graphic works.
Category: Accessible, Art, Seniors
Free!

Aug17

The Bronx Meets East Africa

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Bronx Meets East Africa is an exhibition showcasing East African artists and their emerging relationships to the Bronx community.
Category: Accessible, Art, History
Free!

Aug17

Crew Camp (Manhattan)

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
During our novice Crew Camp, your child will have the totally unique experience of learning to row on the Harlem River in Manhattan.
Category: Nature, Waterfront

Aug17

Free Movement Classes for Adults and Seniors

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Dances For a Variable Population will provide fun and free programs for adults every Thursday morning through the summer.
Category: Dance, Fitness
Free!

Aug17

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
Aug17

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

at Riverside Park South, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones five years old and younger are welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball clinic.
Category: Accessible, Education, Best for Kids, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Shape Up NYC: Dance Movement for Fitness

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This workout exercises the whole body through dance and movement.
Category: Accessible, Fitness
Free!

Aug17

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!

Aug17

Art Workshop: Mixed-Media Floral Abstractions - Day 2

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Using pastel, collage, and transfer techniques, reinvent your favorite flowers in a mixed-media artwork.
Category: Art

Aug17

Free Kids Yoga at Washington Square Park

at Kids Playground (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Kids can join in the yoga fun as they stretch and move to songs, rhymes, and more with Sacred Sounds Yoga.
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids

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