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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

Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival

at Meadow Lake North (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This annual festival features two exciting days of dragon boat races, live music, martial arts, dancing, storytelling, comedy and circus acts, arts and crafts, and a food court.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Best for Kids, Markets, Food
Free!

Must See
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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

9:30 a.m.12:00 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!

Must See
Event
Aug 7

Yoga

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha Yoga that integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation, and meditation.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 7

Landmark at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Marking Socrates Sculpture Park’s 30th anniversary, the park presents Landmark, a series of artist commissions and projects that transforms the land both physically and symbolically.
Category: Accessible, Art, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 7

It's My Park at Richmond Terrace

at 78 Richmond Terrace

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with HEALTH for Youths to clean and beautify the front of the 120 Precinct and the street trees along Richmond Terrace. Volunteers will be spreading mulch, planting and weeding. We look forward to cleaning up the community with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug 7

It's My Park at Commodore Barry Park

at Comm. Barry Park Comfort Station (in Commodore Barry Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Commodore Barry Park and AfroPunk to help care for Commodore Barry Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug 7

Family Art Project: Sundials and Sunprints

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Through handmade sundials, learn about the sun’s shadows and discover a simple way to tell time.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Yoga

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Reduce stress, increase your energy, and bring strength and flexibility to mind, body, and spirit with a yoga practice that makes use of props, including blocks and straps.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Aug 7

Garden Volunteer Day!

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
All tools and instructions will be provided; just bring a willingness to get a little dirty as we beautify our special garden.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug 7

Checkmate 101

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come learn how to take your chess game to the next level with Zeebedee Collins! Best for beginners; limited boards available.
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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