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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 20, 2016

Aug20

Brooklyn Chess Festival

at Dr Ronald McNair Park (in Dr. Ronald McNair Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn to play chess, sharpen your game, meet and play a chess master, and much more.
Category: Festivals, Games
Free!

Must See
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Aug20

It's My Park at Owl's Head Park

at 67th Street and Colonial Road (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Owl's Head Hort Group for a general cleanup and horticulture work at Owl's Head Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug20

It's My Park at Saratoga Ballfields

at Corner of Dean Street and Thomas Boyland Street (in Saratoga Ballfields), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with What About The Children, Inc. at Saratoga Ballfields.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug20

It's My Park at Ocean Breeze Park

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with NYC Parks to create a better, larger, and cleaner outdoor space for the horses at Ocean Breeze Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug20

Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come view original images of nature celebrating the natural environment of Staten Island.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug20

Pier 2 Family Field Day

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Enjoy obstacle courses on the play turf, bocce games, four square, shuffleboard, basketball clinics, handball, and fitness classes!
Category: Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug20

Kayaking

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock!
Category: Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug20

It's My Park Day at Ocean Breeze Park

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park Day event is dedicated to Ocean Breeze Park. Come volunteer with friends and members of Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex to help…
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug20

Having Fun with Our Food: Creative Composting on the NYC Parks Greenroof

at NYC Parks Five Borough Complex Greenroof Garden, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come see this amazing space, and learn about compost methods including using compost tumblers, worm bins, and the unique bokashi method!
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Talks
Free!

Aug20

Ranger's Choice: Hike and Paddle Gerritsen Creek

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for a vigorous hike through the sandy paths of Marine Park then launch a canoe from Gerrittsen Beach. Prior canoe experience preferred, ages 8 years and older only.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing, Hiking
Free!

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