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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 17, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Aug26

Fall Veggies Container Garden Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Plant starter fall vegetables to grow at home and make splendid homemade salads.
Category: Nature

Aug26

Ride: Forts, Ferries, and Fotos with Bike NY

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Bike New York on a 12-mile ride on Staten Island! This event includes a bicycling-themed tour and picnic at Alice Austen House.
Category: Education, Fitness, History, Sports, Tours, Waterfront

Aug26

Kayaking & Canoeing

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
LIC Community Boathouse offers free kayaking and canoeing in Hallets Cove (weather permitting). People of all ages are welcome to participate or volunteer.
Category: Dogs, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug26

3D Animation Music Video: Youth Tech Workshop

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Kids (younger than 14 years old) can create their own music videos using animated characters to dance in 3D!
Category: Accessible, Education, Games, Best for Kids, Youth Tech Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug26

Rocking the Boat: Free Community Rowing and Sailing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Through Community Rowing, you'll explore the Bronx River aboard student-built wooden row boats and learn about local waterways.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Fitness, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug26

Making Magic with Ethan at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Ethan’s philosophy is that magic is meant to be created and shared with people; it should not simply be designed to trick the crowd.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug26

Gallery Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow will lead a tour of the exhibition Flora Fantastica! in the Glyndor Gallery.
Category: Art, Tours

Aug26

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours
Free!

Aug26

Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make beautiful, fun things out of paper to give as a gift or keep for yourself
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug26

Crochet Basics and Accessories - Adults

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of crochet: how to select your materials, gauge, yardage, tension, chain, single crochet, double crochet, and treble and slip stitch.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts
Free!

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