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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 February 5, 2013 (x) to August 30, 2017

Sunday, August 14, 2016


Taiwan: A World of Orchids

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy a stunning display of orchids and a weekend of live music.
Category: Education, Concerts, Nature, Art, Markets


Birding in Central Park

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Come birding with the Urban Park Rangers in Central Park!
Category: Birding, Nature


It's My Park at the 122nd Precinct

at 122nd Precinct, Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will be spreading mulch, planting, and weeding. We look forward to cleaning up the community with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


Historic New York: The World's Fair

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Come learn about the famous World's Fairs at Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
Category: History, Talks


Family Art Project: Fishy Fun

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Focus on friends with fins, especially those popular goldfish swimming in Wave Hill’s Aquatic Garden. Turn colorful paper bags into fantastic 3-D fish that can swim through the…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For

Yoga at Wave Hill

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. Classes are…
Category: Nature, Fitness


Get Up & Go! Family Adventure Race – Staten Island – 10AM

at Conference House Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Supported by New York Road Runners This exciting and FREE parent-child race incorporates basic exercises and sports skills, and provides a healthy, one-hour dose of fun for all! Open…
Category: Fitness, Sports


Freshwater Fishing

at Van Cortlandt South and Major Deegan Expressway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.
Category: Nature, Fishing


World's Fair History Tour

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Meet us at the Unisphere on the second Sunday of each month for a free one-hour walking tour of World's Fair icons.
Category: History, Tours

Must See

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

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