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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 19, 2017

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

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

Bronx Fiction Writers

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This casual writers meeting will meet every third Saturday of each month to participate in writing prompts, readings, and critiques of these eternal, ever-reinventing genres of fiction.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art
Free!

Aug19

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Whatever Floats Your Boat with Ian Gerson

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
While learning about the NYC’s waterfronts, we will experiment with creating our own floatable sculptures equipped with wind-up propellers, sails, and other methods to make them move.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug19

Honey Extraction Demonstration

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Drop in and see the sticky process of extracting honey from the comb with our resident bee experts.
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug19

Rowing on Prospect Park Lake

at The Well House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Rowing is a beautifully simple, healthy, and empowering sport, and the ample waters of the lake are an ideal place to pursue its pleasures.
Category: Nature, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

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