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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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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Aug17

Composting 101 by Audubon New York and NYC Composting Project

at Shelter Pavilion (in Msgr. McGolrick Park), Brooklyn

6:00 a.m.7:30 a.m.
Participants will learn how to reduce waste and help conserve Brooklyn’s birds and other wildlife at the same time!
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Aug17

Sunrise Tai Chi

at Linden Terrace (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

6:30 a.m.7:30 a.m.
Start your day out right; come enjoy Sunrise Tai Chi classes with certified Tai Chi Instructor Robert Martinez, on the beautiful David Rockefeller Linden Terrace.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug17

Bryant Park Boot Camp

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

6:30 a.m.7:00 a.m.
Rotations through exercises like crunches, planks, push-ups, burpees, and mountain climbers ensure a mixture of cardio and strength training that will keep you coming back.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug17

Free Beginner Tai Chi Classes

at Crotona Tennis House (in Crotona Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug17

Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritchard Square

at Bartel-Pritchard Square, Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The offerings range from a selection of vegetables, fruits, baked goods, plants, and flowers to fresh-caught fish and organic baked goods.
Category: Food
Free!

Aug17

Walking Meditation

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society.
Category: Education, Nature, Seniors
Free!

Aug17

Washington Square Park: Sacred Sounds Yoga Class

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Drop-ins are welcome. Classes are free and open to the public.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug17

Queens Botanical Garden Farm Workdays

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Tasks vary by day, and may include weeding, harvesting, planting, and composting activities. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Food
Free!

Aug17

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp: Session Two

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Campers are immersed in the everyday life of a child in 18th century as they wear period clothing, and make and play 18th century toys and games.
Category: Education, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Faces of Cuba Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The artist and group visited Havana, Cienfuegos, and Trinidad. Music and art were everywhere and the crumbling Spanish architecture made for some interesting images
Category: Art
Free!

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