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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 August 18, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Aug19

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Farmers Market and Medicinal Herbs Demo

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Stop by and grab your veggies, fruits, herbs, seeds, and local crafts at affordable prices. At noon, join Karen Rose of Sacred Vibes Apothecary for a demo in herbal medicine making.
Category: Education, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Aug19

Back to School

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come get some supplies, while they last. We will also have presentations from the library, a cooking demo, and fitness demos!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Bees and Beekeeping Information Station

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Chat with beekeepers, try on beekeeping gear, peek inside a hive and learn fascinating facts about honeybees.
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Aug19

Candle-Making Drop-in Workshop

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Try your hand at creating an assortment of beeswax candles to take home and enjoy.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Rockaway Caribbean Carnival

at Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens This is an Accessible location, Beach 20th Street and Mott Avenue, Queens

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join a celebration of various cultures, arts, and history of Rockaway and traditions through a display of festivities and grand carnival.
Category: Dance, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug19

Walk With A NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst Neurosurgeon

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
The doctors, who specialize in treating disorders and injuries of the brain, will give a brief presentation on the dangers and long-term effects of sports-related concussions.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Talks
Free!

Aug19

Introduction to Bird Watching

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance for a bird-watching walk and learn about Prospect Park's magnificent array of birds and how to identify them!
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Aug19

Nature Center Adventures

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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