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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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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Aug 9

Art Workshop Series: Watercolors from the Garden

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Experiment with abundant colors, textures, and forms as you paint magnified watercolor portraits of your favorite blooms.
Category: Education, Art

Aug 9

Bryant Park Storytime

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Enjoy tails, meowsic, and arts and crafts, hosted by Cali Co Cat.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Summer Reading Storytime

at Pier 3 Greenway Terrace (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join The Brooklyn Public Library for a rollicking good time listening to stories, singing songs, and enjoying the breeze from the water!
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

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
Free!

Aug 9

Bryant Park Storytime: Cali Co Cat

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Bring the kids to Bryant Park for tails, meowsic, and arts and crafts!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Aug 9

New York Road Runners : Walk, Jog, Run

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to properly walk, jog, or run with an instructor from New York Road Runners.
Category: Education, Fitness, Sports
Free!

Aug 9

Shape Up NYC: Walk, Jog, or Run with NYRR

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The scenic and early morning setting paints the perfect picture to train your cardiovascular strength and endurance.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug 9

Teatro Sea Presents: Mi Chivita Magica/My Magical Colombian Bus

at 111th Street and 53rd Avenue (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Hop aboard "La Chivta", a bilingual show about a magical bus that journeys through the heartland of Colombia.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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