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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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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Aug 8

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles).
Category: Nature, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug 8

Tiny Tots Stories and Art

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Fun is had with cute and funny stories and songs for tiny tots to enjoy. Session ends with fun arts activity inspired by the stories and songs.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

2nd Annual Ocean Breeze Cross Country Clinic

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us for our second summer of our week long XC clinic for runners! Children ages 7-17 yars are encouraged to register through oceanbreezenyc.org. Runners must come…
Category: Sports
Free!

Aug 8

Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Plant Patterns

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The artists use plants’ impressive natural characteristics as a means to explore various themes in their graphic works.
Category: Accessible, Art, Seniors
Free!

Aug 8

Tai Chi

at On the High Line at 13th Street (in The High Line), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Join our neighbors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society for an introductory practice of the different moves included in the basic Tai Chi set.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 8

Storytime at The Battery

at Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Storytime at The Battery will give children their first introduction to urban farming with activities like planting seeds, touching the soil, crafting, or tasting new and delicious herbs and vegetables.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Aug 8

Bryant Park Yoga

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Perfect your downward dog under the trees at our 14th season of outdoor yoga classes.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 8

Up-Cycle-to-Art/Vintage and Steam Punk

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Adults decorate and up-cycle your clean, empty cans and bottles with beautiful napkins, wrapping paper, and vintage images from home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Seniors
Free!

Aug 8

Theatre Fun in the Sun! Diversion Debajo del Sol! - Drop-in Classes

at Payson Playground (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
FREE Interactive theatre workshops for the whole family! Join us for one or more drop-in classes, and sign up for the mini camp!
Category: Best for Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids

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