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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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Saturday, August 13, 2016

Aug13

CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Aug13

CANCELLED: 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

Aug13

GreenThumb Workshop: Power of Herbs

at Sparrow's Nest Community Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Let us explore the ancient art of herbs for arthritis, asthma, diabetes, blood pressure, beauty care, and much more.
Category: Education, Nature, Food
Free!

Aug13

Cleanup with Historic Harlem Parks and the TRASH Project

at West 135th Street Plaza (in St. Nicholas Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Historic Harlem Parks and the TRASH Project for a cleanup day at St. Nicholas Park.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug13

Learn to Ride: Kids

at Poor Richard's Playground, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Most kids learn to ride in one session, but even if they don’t, they can join us for another free class!
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

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
Aug13

Basic Canoeing

at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This program is perfect for beginners and those looking to practice their skills.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Aug13

Bike New York: Street Skills Ride

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Street Skills Rides are free weekend programs for adults and mature teens who want to increase their comfort and confidence when cycling on city streets.
Category: Sports
Free!

Aug13

It's My Park at St. Mary's Park

at 146th Street and St. Ann's Avenue (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Help clean and beautify the park, and stick around for exciting family programming and events.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

David Stabler, Kid Artists: True Tales of Childhood from Creative Legends

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join a discussion with the author and illustrator of a chronicle of the childhoods of 16 famous artists, from Claude Monet to Vincent van Gogh, from Georgia O’Keeffe to Dr. Seuss.
Free!

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