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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 23, 2018 to December 28, 2019

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Aug11

Nature Center Adventures

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Soil Food Web Workshop (NYC Compost Project)

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Go with the NYC Compost Project, hosted by Snug Harbor, on a soil organism safari and gain a better understanding of what the soil ecosystem looks like and how soil biodiversity is crucial for health.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Aug11

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Aug11

Central Park: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours

Aug11

History and Mysteries of Snug Harbor Tour

at Visitor Information Booth (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Hidden time capsules, statues, murder, ghost sightings and more!
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks

Aug11

Basic Canoeing

at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug11

ArchforKids Workshop

at Second Floor of the Muhlenberg LibraryManhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Through building, families will explore architectural structures of NYC, make a city block, and envision the future of the city incorporating concepts of urban design, livability, and sustainability.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Family Day: Colonial Crafts

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
How did the colonists entertain themselves back in the day? Spend your day making colonial paper hats, complete with a paper white wig, at the Morris-Jumel Mansion this summer.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, My Summer House NYC

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Learn to Ride

at Martin Luther King Jr. Playground (in Martin Luther King, Jr. Playground)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free, fun event! Show your child, 5 years of age or older, how to ride a 2-wheeler using the "balance first"…
Category: Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Farmer's Market

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Stop by and grab your veggies, fruits, herbs, seeds, and local crafts at affordable prices. Make a day of it and check out other events that may be happening that day, including workshops, family day, or hands-on skill building.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Markets, Tours, My Summer House NYC
Free!

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