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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 July 15, 2013 (x) to September 15, 2018

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Aug13

Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on August 7.
Category: Fitness, Games, Sports
Free!

Aug13

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Prospect Park on a guided walking tour of this iconic park in the heart of Brooklyn.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Aug13

27th Annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York

at Festival Site (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

10:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This annual festival features two exciting days of dragon boat races, live music, dancing, storytelling, arts and crafts, a food court, and more for the entire family.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

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Aug13

Bike Practice Session - Adults

at East River Bikeway at the Sixth Street Bridge (in John V. Lindsay East River Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We provide a safe, controlled learning area and the watchful eyes of Bike New York’s trained coaches, who will offer tips on how to effectively stop, start and steer a bike.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

Aug13

Weekend Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance for fun nature activities in the park!
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

Sunday Tai Chi

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

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

Aug13

Freshwater Fishing

at Van Cortlandt Golf House (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp or chain pickerel. This program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first-come, first-served.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Fishing, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

OB Zumbathon

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Zumba is a high-energy, intense workout that combines Latin, African, Brazilian dance and hip hop music. You do not need to have any dance experience to enjoy a Zumba workout.…
Category: Dance, Fitness
Free!

Aug13

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Step out of the bustling city and see the part of Central Park that most resembles the Adirondack Mountains.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Aug13

Canoeing (Intermediate)

at Beach 35th Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some canoe experience is preferred for intermediate programs. First-come, first-served. The line to participate may be closed prior to 12:30 p.m., due to demand.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

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