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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

Landmark at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Marking Socrates Sculpture Park’s 30th anniversary, the park presents Landmark, a series of artist commissions and projects that transforms the land both physically and symbolically.
Category: Accessible, Art, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 7

It's My Park at Richmond Terrace

at 78 Richmond Terrace

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with HEALTH for Youths to clean and beautify the front of the 120 Precinct and the street trees along Richmond Terrace. Volunteers will be spreading mulch, planting and weeding. We look forward to cleaning up the community with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug 7

It's My Park at Commodore Barry Park

at Comm. Barry Park Comfort Station (in Commodore Barry Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Commodore Barry Park and AfroPunk to help care for Commodore Barry Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug 7

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

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Aug 7

Yoga

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Reduce stress, increase your energy, and bring strength and flexibility to mind, body, and spirit with a yoga practice that makes use of props, including blocks and straps.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Aug 7

Garden Volunteer Day!

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
All tools and instructions will be provided; just bring a willingness to get a little dirty as we beautify our special garden.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug 7

Checkmate 101

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come learn how to take your chess game to the next level with Zeebedee Collins! Best for beginners; limited boards available.
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Aug 7

Bicycling Basics

at Putnam Avenue and Van Cortlandt Park South (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This is a three-hour on-bike class for adults and mature teens who have recently learned how to ride a bike or who want to improve their core cycling skills.
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Aug 7

Waterfront Walks: Guided Park Tours

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join our docents on a tour to learn about the history of the Brooklyn waterfront, Brooklyn Bridge Park's sustainable design, and how the park came to life!
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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