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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

Aug 13

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!

Aug 13

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!

Aug 13

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
Aug 13

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!

Aug 13

Kids Cooking Workshop

at 6th Street and Avenue B Community Garden (in ), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Cook up a seasonal summer dish with vegetables from our local farmers' market and fresh herbs from the 6&B's herb garden.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Food, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Arts, Culture & Fun Presents: Dance Away the Night - Salsa!

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Dance Away the Night series for the DJ sounds of Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, & More!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Theater, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Aug 13

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Wish You Were Here: Vintage Postcards of Pelham Bay and City Island

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Tour bygone places and spaces of the east Bronx through hand-colored postcards, dating to the turn of the 19th century.
Category: Art, History

Aug 13

Plein Air Paintings of the Bartow-Pell Gardens

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Paintings created outdoors capture the changing light and atmospheric mood of the historical landmarks and hidden treasures of the Bartow-Pell gardens and grounds.
Category: Art

Aug 13

Compost Workday

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on the second Saturday of the month to get an inside look at this process and learn some of the basics of composting.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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