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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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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Aug 9

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Aug 9

CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Snug Harbor Cultural Center

at Snug Harbor Culture Center (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of…
Category: Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Bryant Park Public Tours

at Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed "Needle Park" of the 1970s into Manhattan's Town Square of today.
Category: Education, Tours
Free!

Aug 9

Special Express Arts 1

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Engaging special needs adults through arts for self expression.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Aug 9

Recycle to Art

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Participants will learn to make cute crafts out of recycled materials to give as gifts or keep for yourself.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Farm Open Hours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Drop in at the Queens Botanical Garden Farm to see what’s growing!Our organically managed farm produces a diversity of herbs, fruits, vegetables, and other beneficial plants.
Category: Nature
Free!

Aug 9

Family Yoga

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

5:30 p.m.6:15 p.m.
Age and developmentally appropriate yoga poses, animated breathing exercises, and soothing relaxation techniques awaken the inner-child of all age participants.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 9

Patty Cake Theatre Presents Alice in Wonderland

at Jamaica Avenue and Elton Street (in Highland Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy this enchanting classic fairy tale with a modern twist.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Yoga in The Battery

at Woodland Lawn (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
With views of the Fountain, the blooming Bosque, and majestic Lady Liberty, it might be the most beautiful place to practice in the city!
Category: Fitness, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 9

Wellness Wednesdays: Combat Core with NY Personal Training

at South Flatiron Public Plaza, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
This class is a core and strengthening workshop without any equipment, using only your own body weight.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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