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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 November 10, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Aug12

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at New York Avenue and Dean Street

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Aug12

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Play games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more!
Category: Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug12

Summer Sports Experience

at P/g W/ Mini Pool & Courts (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug12

Summer Sports Experience

at 173 St Playground (Det. Williams) (in Detective Keith L Williams Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug12

Summer Sports Experience: Rugby and Frisbee

at Ballfield #1 (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids can come every session, or just…
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug12

Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug12

Summer Fun for the Wee Ones

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Join us for stories, nature explorations, wading pool fishing, and sprinkler fun in the Greenbelt. For ages 2 - 4.
Category: Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug12

The Reading Circle

at Northwest lawn (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Volunteers and authors read to children and encourage the children to read throughout the summer. Bring a blanket and your children.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug12

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug12

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Walk

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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