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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 6, 2017

Aug 6

Basic Canoeing

at Harlem Meer (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Basic Canoeing programs are great for all skills levels. Canoe programs are limited to ages 8 years and older. Program is first-come, first-served. Due to demand, line may close prior to end time.
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Aug 6

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Village Community Boathouse for Community Rowing in traditional Whitehall gigs, captained by experienced New York Harbor coxswains (captains).
Category: Nature, Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 6

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Forest Crew is open to community members who wish to drop in and volunteer on a weekly, bi-monthly, and monthly basis.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug 6

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.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Aug 6

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

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.
Some experience is required. Canoe programs are limited to ages 8 years and older. Program is first-come, first-served. Due to demand, line may close prior to end time.
Category: Nature, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Aug 6

Seasonal Garden Tours and Activity Table

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore seasonal garden highlights with our knowledgeable staff then check out our activity table!
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Heather Garden Pollinators Tour

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Watch and learn about the honey bees and our native butterflies, moths, bees, and maybe a hummingbird or two as they gather nectar from flower to flower.
Category: Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Aug 6

Bronx Summer Concert Series at Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Pavilion (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come on out and enjoy some Salsa, Freestyle, Bachata, Merengue R& B, and Pop eveny Sunday through September 3. Zumba will also be provided.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 6

Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. Register opens on July 31.
Category: Fitness, Games, Sports
Free!

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