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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 28, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Aug 31

Walking Meditation

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

8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society.
Category: Education, Nature, Seniors
Free!

Aug 31

Washington Square Park: Sacred Sounds Yoga Class

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Drop-ins are welcome. Classes are free and open to the public.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug 31

Queens Botanical Garden Farm Workdays

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Tasks vary by day, and may include weeding, harvesting, planting, and composting activities. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Food
Free!

Aug 31

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Sunset Park, Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 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
Aug 31

Shape Up NYC: Walk, Jog, or Run with NYRR

at Running Track (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
The scenic and early morning setting paints the perfect picture to train your cardiovascular strength and endurance.
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Aug 31

Washington Square Park Kids Yoga

at NE Playground Area Seating Nook (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Bring the kids to a yoga class at Washington Square Park!
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Summer on the Hudson in West Harlem Piers Park for games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more.
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval

at Williamsbridge Oval, Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Learn to play sports at Williams Bridge Oval. Youth ages 6-14 can come and learn to play sports such as Flag Football, Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, Ultimate Frisbee and others…
Category: Fitness, Games, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Aug 31

Summer Sports Experience at J Hood Wright Recreation Center

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience every M-F at J Hood Wright Recreation Center from 10:00am-6:00pm welcomes children ages 6-14 to learn different sports such as soccer, softball, flag…
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

A.M. Stretch

at Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This class will help build range of motion from head to toe, correct posture, and help students understand the difference between pain and a stretch.
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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