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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 20, 2016

Aug20

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Park House (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers may assist with caring for tree beds or garden beds, and/or general park cleanup.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug20

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Aug20

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.
April Armstrong will share the H.C. Andersen story "The Tea Pot" and Laura Bobrow will share "A True Life Story".
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Hear about the people who once called Wave Hill home, among them Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt, Bashford Dean, and Arturo Toscanini.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug20

Seining

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.
Category: Nature, Fishing
Free!

Aug20

GreenThumb Workshop: A-Frame Sandwich Board Garden Sign Demo

at Melrose New Generation Community Garden, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
In this workshop, you will learn how to build a welcoming A-frame/sandwich bulletin board to invite neighbors into your community garden.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Aug20

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
Aug20

Bike New York: Learn to Ride Adults Package

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn to Ride - Adults is a free class for adults and mature teens who are ready to ride. It doesn’t matter if you’re 18 or 80, we’ll get you rolling in no time.
Category: Sports
Free!

Aug20

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Sixth Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Enjoy this walk through the park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

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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