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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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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Aug23

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Aug23

Special Express Arts 1

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Engaging special needs adults through arts for self expression.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Aug23

Adults Le Petit Zen Art

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

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Adults will create miniature works of art to display at home or give as a gift for a loved on
Category: Arts & Crafts, Seniors
Free!

Aug23

Recycle to Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Participants will learn to make cute crafts out of recycled materials to give as gifts or keep for yourself.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Farm Open Hours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Drop in at the Queens Botanical Garden Farm to see what’s growing!Our organically managed farm produces a diversity of herbs, fruits, vegetables, and other beneficial plants.
Category: Nature
Free!

Aug23

Family Yoga

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

5:30 p.m.6:15 p.m.
Age and developmentally appropriate yoga poses, animated breathing exercises, and soothing relaxation techniques awaken the inner-child of all age participants.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug23

Yoga Nidra

at North Lawn (in Stuyvesant Square), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
This meditation practice is like a deep sleep that will help you release muscular, emotional, and mental stress while staying in complete awareness, perfect for unwinding after a long day.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug23

Weekly Wednesday Night Trail Hike/Run at High Rock Park

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Get motivated and moving on this weekly trail hike and run led by Greenbelt volunteers and the SI Athletic Club.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Aug23

14 Sculptors Inc. On the Rock 2017 Lecture Series: Carmen & Laura Frank's "Life in the Rockaways" and Rockaway's History

at Rockaway YMCA, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:15 p.m.8:00 p.m.
A multimedia presentation will be led by Rockaway historians Marty Nislick and James Supple and highlight Carmen & Laura Frank's sculpture Life in the Rockaways.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Talks
Free!

Aug23

Dance Fitness in the Park

at Wards Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
These classes combine uplifting music and dancing with beautiful views and fresh air.
Category: Dance, Nature, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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