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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 July 21, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Aug12

Claremont in Motion Bike Ride

at Claremont Neighborhood Center, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays for our Bike Riding Program, featuring bike riding classes, fun activities for families, and more!
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, Best for Kids, Tours, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug12

Saturday Woodland Corps

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help the Alliance restore the woodlands with a team of dedicated volunteers committed to on site, ongoing care of the park’s 250 acres of forest.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug12

Family Art Project: Fishy Fun

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Focus on friends with fins, especially those popular goldfish swimming in Wave Hill’s Aquatic Garden. Turn colorful paper bags into fantastic 3-D fish.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug12

Estuary Paddle

at Starlight Docks (in Starlight Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on a 2.5-mile paddling adventure and explore the estuary sections of the Bronx River!
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

Aug12

Kayaking

at Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Paddle on a sit-on-top kayak in the East River. Children under 18 must have an adult guardian present.
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Aug12

Pop-Up Pool Free Swim

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Take in the sunshine and cool water at the Pier 2 Pop-Up Pool! The 30'x50' pool includes a sandy beach and play area with refreshing food and drinks from Lizzmonade.
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

Aug12

Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads a class to tone and define your core, lower back, and glutes combined with cardio exercises that will maximize your fat-burning potential. Bring your own mat.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug12

Farm & Compost Welcome Tours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 a.m.
Discover what’s behind the scenes at Queens Botanical Farm & Compost. In this one-hour tour, you will get a crash course on how we produce nutrient-rich compost from food scraps and horticultural waste.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug12

Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for Zumba in the park! Dance in the sun and get fit with friends at West Harlem Piers Park.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug12

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Ellen Shapiro will share the Japanese story "The Magic Teapot" and Arif Choudhury and Jean Hale will share the Arabian and Lenape stories "The Well of Sweetness" and "Rainbow Crow."
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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