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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 26, 2017


Basic Canoeing

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Basic canoeing is great for all levels. Program is first-come, first-served. Recommended for children 8 years and older. Due to demand, line may close prior to end time.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing

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Afropunk Fest Brooklyn

at Commodore Barry Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
AFROPUNK Brooklyn 2017 takes place on August 26th & 27th at Commodore Barry Park for a day of live music and good vibes.
Category: Concerts


Rowing on Prospect Park Lake

at The Well House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Rowing is a beautifully simple, healthy, and empowering sport, and the ample waters of the lake are an ideal place to pursue its pleasures.
Category: Nature, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront


Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Geological Pets with Aiysha Mayfield

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us as we explore the Park’s geological topography and transform rock samples into awesome Pet Rocks.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Best for Kids

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Joe Holzka Garden Backpack Giveaway

at Joe Holzka Community Garden (in ), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.12:30 p.m.
Join Joe Holzka Community Garden and Fidelis for a back-to-school backpack giveaway.


Ride: Forts, Ferries, and Fotos with Bike NY

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Bike New York on a 12-mile ride on Staten Island! This event includes a bicycling-themed tour and picnic at Alice Austen House.
Category: Education, Fitness, History, Sports, Tours, Waterfront


Kayaking & Canoeing

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
LIC Community Boathouse offers free kayaking and canoeing in Hallets Cove (weather permitting). People of all ages are welcome to participate or volunteer.
Category: Dogs, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront


Fall Veggies Container Garden Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Plant starter fall vegetables to grow at home and make splendid homemade salads.
Category: Nature


Historic New York: Colonial Life

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about the traditions, dress, and games of the colonial people and Natiave Americans who lived in this area of Brooklyn centuries ago.
Category: Education, Games, History


The Princess, The Emperor and The Duck

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Set in Africa, China and our own Central Park, The Princess, The Emperor, and The Duck retells storyteller Hans Christian Andersen’s world-famous fairy tales — The Princess…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Theater

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