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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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Sunday, August 7, 2016

Aug 7

Living with Urban Coyotes

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers in learning about coyotes, an oft-misunderstood member of our local habitat.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Aug 7

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug 7

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Category: Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 7

Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Category: Education, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Sanctuaries: Closing Reception

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
SANCTUARIES is a series of wall-scale intricately-layered reinventions of natural Colombian landscape, hand-constructed on digital canvases, printed, and arrayed into immersive murals.
Category: Nature, Art

Aug 7

Bilingual Flushing Freedom Mile Tour

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about many of the historic sites in Flushing and their associations with activist movements, fighting for the rights we have today and—for some—even the Underground Railroad!
Category: History, Tours

Aug 7

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Aug 7

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Aug 7

Hip to Hip Theatre Company Presents Shakespeare in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Bring a blanket or low chair and picnic fare, and enjoy Shakespeare in the open air.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Waterfront, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

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