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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 19, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Aug 7

Stargazing

at On the High Line at 14th Street (in The High Line), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Aug 7

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball

at Recreation Center 54, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!
Category: Accessible, Sports

Aug 7

Shape Up NYC: Zumba Fitness with Maxie

at Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Get in shape with this popular form of exercise with Latin-inspired dance steps.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 7

FrogWatch USA in the Greenbelt: Monthly Monitoring Sessions

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
We will hike within the Greenbelt to listen for frogs, and record data as part of a national citizen science initiative. Please bring a headlamp or flashlight. Program suitable for…
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Aug 8

Prospect Park Tennis Summer Youth Program

at Prospect Park Tennis Center (in Parade Ground), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Youth of all skill levels will enjoy personal instruction that will help their game and improve their confidence on the court.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports

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Kids
Aug 8

Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at our urban farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil. Find out how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug 8

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

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

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

American Sign Language

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

10:45 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Learn to produce and understand signs from American Sign Language. You'll also learn how to use those signs in sentences. Handouts will be provided.
Category: Accessible, Education
Free!

Aug 8

QBG Farm & Compost Open Hours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Drop in at QBG Farm & Compost to see the link between composting and sustainable farming in the heart of Queens.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

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Kids
Aug 8

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Evening Salute to the Sun

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
End your day with Hatha yoga led by Hollis in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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