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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

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors

Aug 7

Meditation

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Classic sessions include instruction in simple techniques followed by 20 to 30 minutes of guided meditation led in partnership with Yoga for Bliss.
Category: Fitness

Aug 7

Basic Canoeing

at Lasker Pool & Rink (in Central Park), Manhattan, Harlem Meer (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Basic canoe programs are great for all skill levels. Canoe programs are limited to ages 8 years and older.
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 7

Basketball Clinics

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Big and Little Skills Academy for dynamic basketball clinics for ages 8 to 17.
Category: Sports
Free!

Aug 7

Plein Air Paintings of the Bartow-Pell Gardens

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Paintings created outdoors capture the changing light and atmospheric mood of the historical landmarks and hidden treasures of the Bartow-Pell gardens and grounds.
Category: Art

Aug 7

Central Park Conservancy Family Performance Festival: Leaf Arrow

at The Great Hill (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Through contemporary and historical storytelling, songs, and traditional dance, learn about the special relationship the Native American people have with the Earth.
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Wish You Were Here: Vintage Postcards of Pelham Bay and City Island

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Tour bygone places and spaces of the east Bronx through hand-colored postcards, dating to the turn of the 19th century.
Category: Art, History

Aug 7

Intermediate Canoeing

at Burnett Street and Avenue U (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join our Urban Park Rangers on a canoe adventure at Marine Park.
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Aug 7

What's in Bloom in the Heather Garden? August Tour

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a walking tour of the Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park with horticulturist Madeline Byrne and learn about the dozens of plants currently in bloom.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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!

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