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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 January 4, 2013 (x) to August 30, 2017

Wednesday, August 17, 2016


Food Scrap Drop-Off

at Market at Bissel Gardens, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Bring your food scraps to us and we'll turn them into compost, in partnership with local community compost sites.


Washington Square Park Kids Yoga

at NE Playground Area Seating Nook (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Bring the kids to a yoga class at Washington Square Park!
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Outdoor Fitness

Best For

Ephrat Asherie Dance

at Snug Harbor, Staten Island

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Ephrat “Bounce” Asherie is a New York City choreographer, dancer, and b-girl.
Category: Dance, Art


A.M. Stretch

at Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This class will help build range of motion from head to toe, correct posture, and help students understand the difference between pain and a stretch.
Category: Fitness, Seniors


2016 Summer Sports Experience Jamboree

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The Jamboree will highlight the most popular sports covered throughout the Summer Sports Experience program, including baseball, basketball, football, and more!
Category: Fitness, Sports, Summer Sports Experience

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CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Midland Beach, Staten Island

at Midland Beach Parking Lot (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location, Midland Playground (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.6:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Midland Beach on Wednesdays from 11:00am-6:30 pm to play basketball, and volleyball. 11:00am-12:00pm Youth Basketball Clinics; Ages…
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience

Best For

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours


Tie-Dye Festival

at Park House (in Yellowstone Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring your own item such as a t-shirt, sweatshirt, hat or scarf to tie dye.
Category: Best for Kids

Best For

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


Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 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

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