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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 March 28, 2013 (x) to December 15, 2018

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Aug 5

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Karen de Mauro will share the Indian story "Great Joy" and Ron Sopyla will share the H.C. Andersen story "The Most Amazing Thing."
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for Zumba in the park! Dance in the sun and get fit with friends at West Harlem Piers Park.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 5

Brooklyn Beach Sports Festival: Beach Volleyball

at West 10th Street Boardwalk Entrance (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Check in for players start at 10:00 a.m. Registration is required. Registration is closed.
Category: Games, Sports, Outdoor Fitness, Brooklyn Beach Sports Festival
Free!

Aug 5

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug 5

It's My Park at Wolfe's Pond Park

at Wolfe's Pond Park House (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with New York City Mountain Bike Association to clean the trails at Wolfe's Pond Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug 5

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Aug 5

Sitting Volleyball Tournament

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Sitting Volleyball is an adapted sport where the game of volleyball is played on a smaller court with a lower net and all players must sit on the floor.
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

Aug 5

Sharing our Food Traditions: Canning

at Powell Street Livonia Garden (in ), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Preserve the harvest! Learn how to safely can summer bounty to enjoy through the winter.
Category: Education, Nature, Food
Free!

Aug 5

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Learn to Ride - Adults

at Near the baseball field (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Doesn’t matter if you’re 18 or 80, we’ll get you rolling in no time. With our safe, easy, effective method.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

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