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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 9, 2017

Aug 9

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Aug 9

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!

Aug 9

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!

Aug 9

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
Aug 9

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!

Aug 9

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!

Aug 9

NYC Parks Wheelchair Softball

at Victory Field (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come out and learn the game—all you have to do is show up! Just bring your sports chair, or we can provide one for you if you're looking to play!
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

Aug 9

Patty Cake Theatre Presents Alice in Wonderland

at Jamaica Avenue and Elton Street (in Highland Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy this enchanting classic fairy tale with a modern twist.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

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!

Aug 9

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!

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