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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 May 17, 2013 (x) to August 30, 2017

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Aug27

Back to School Carnival

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us as we celebrate the end of summer with a carnival-inspired afternoon of family fun and games, with school-themed prizes and giveaways!
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Tai Chi

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
These classes offer the opportunity to learn the Taoist method, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug27

Summer on the Hudson: Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This class is a fusion of Latin, international. and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Category: Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug27

Central Park Conservancy Chess Lecture and Simul Series

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn techniques from some of the best names in chess, and then put your new skills to the test in a simul with fellow players at our special chess lecture and simul series.
Category: Education, Games
Free!

Aug27

Community Improvement Garden Community Day

at Community Improvement Garden, Bronx

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us at Community Improvement Garden for an day of food, refreshments, activities for kids, prizes, live entertainment, and face painting!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Aug27

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.
Peninnah Schram will share the H.C. Andersen story "The Snow Queen" and Judith Heineman will share the H.C. Andersen story "Seven Brothers".
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Community Paddle

at Starlight Park South Entrance, Bronx, Starlight Docks (in Starlight Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on a canoe trip within estuary of the Bronx River.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug27

GreenThumb Workshop: Seed Saving

at Maggies Magic Garden, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
As we approach the end of the growing season, learn how to save seeds in preparation for next year.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Aug27

CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Chelsea Park

at Chelsea Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids

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