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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 27, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Aug27

11th Annual Great Harlem Community Garden Tour

at Joseph Daniel Wilson Garden (in ), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit opulent gardens and urban farms, growing unique vegetables, fields of pollen-rich wild flowers, and native plants, herbs, fruit, peanuts, and cotton.
Category: Nature, Tours, Food, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug27

Boogie Up the Bronx River Bike Ride

at Soundview Field House This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance Greenway Team for a friendly, 23-mile ride or a round trip, 46-mile ride along the Bronx River Greenway.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Tours, Waterfront

Must See
Event
Aug27

DogSpeak

at Canine Court (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to communicate better with your pet. Each person must be accompanied by a dog.
Category: Dogs
Free!

Aug27

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Green Team provides essential horticultural care to the park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Aug27

Garden Conservation Day

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come get your hands dirty while helping us beautify our grounds!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug27

It's My Park at Owl's Head Park

at 67th Street and Colonial Road (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Owl's Head Hort Group for a general cleanup and horticulure work at Owl's Head Park
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug27

"Welcome!" program

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer greeters will be available from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the "Welcome! Wagon" to answer your questions about the park’s history and horticulture.
Category: Accessible, Education, Tours
Free!

Aug27

Family Art Project: Slithering Sensations from East to West

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join visiting artist Jenae Shwartz to learn about diverse snake habitats and the unique character of snake skin. Then create your own snake and snake habitat.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Unveiling The Justice Tree Mural Project: Cultivating Agency Through Art

at Hattie Carthan Garden (in Hattie Carthan Community Garden), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Justice Tree Mural is a collaborative communal project that envisions food justice as a tool for planetary transformation.
Category: Nature, Art, Markets, Food, Seniors
Free!

Aug27

Summer Sports Experience at Greenbelt

at Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids

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