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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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Saturday, August 6, 2016

Aug 6

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
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Bryant Park Moves with Limon Dance

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Free classes are led by former and current members of the internationally-renowned modern dance company, Limon Dance.
Category: Dance
Free!

Aug 6

Sherman Creek Stewards: Orientation Session

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Interested in joining one of our weekly volunteer opportunities? Come to an orientation session to learn how to get involved with NYRP’s Northern Manhattan parks. Come prepared to work!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug 6

Summer on the Hudson: Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This class is a fusion of Latin, international. and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Category: Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug 6

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Park House (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers may assist with caring for tree beds, garden beds, or general park clean up.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug 6

Helping Hummingbirds

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about these beautiful birds of the Greenbelt and how you can help them this summer. Hike in search of hummingbirds, and make a nectar feeder to take home.
Category: Nature

Aug 6

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Aug 6

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Regina Ress will share the H.C. Andersen story "The Most Incredible" and Ron Sopyla will share the Korean story "Sun Moon, Brother Sister".
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Get Up & Go! Family Adventure Race – Bronx – 11AM

at St. Mary's Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Supported by New York Road Runners This exciting and FREE parent-child race incorporates basic exercises and sports skills, and provides a healthy, one-hour dose of fun for all! Open…
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Aug 6

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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