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  1. NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park

    August 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
    August 28, 2016  |  9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Conference House Park
    Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
  2. Nature Hike

    August 28 @ 10:00 am
    August 28, 2016  |  10:00 am - 10:00 am
    Schmul Park
  3. Trail of the Month

    August 28 @ 11:00 am
    August 28, 2016  |  11:00 am - 11:00 am
    Greenbelt Nature Center
    End of Summer Trail Cleanup: Show our trails some love. Water and snacks provided, but feel free to bring something to share. Recommended for adults and teens comfortable with strenuous outdoor activities. Community service credit available.
  4. Art Studio

    August 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    August 28, 2016  |  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    SI Children's Museum
  5. Seining

    August 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    August 28, 2016  |  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Seaside Wildlife Nature Park
    Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program.
  6. Boardwalk Concert Series

    August 28 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    August 28, 2016  |  4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    The Vanderbilt at South Beach
    A series of free concerts will be staged on the South Beach Boardwalk featuring a variety of musical styles from Elvis to Styx to Springsteen, from Broadway show tunes to movie theme classics. Bring your blanket or beach chair (or
  7. Doggie Boot Camp

    August 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    August 28, 2016  |  4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds
    Learn how to walk the walk literally & “speak dog”. Socialization skills & fun while learning how to “unleash your dogs unwanted behaviors and love them to a balanced life.” A $10+ donation is encouraged to help offset the rental
  8. All Join In!

    August 29 @ 11:00 am
    August 29, 2016  |  11:00 am - 11:00 am
    Stapleton Library
    Come for stories, songs, action rhymes and coloring!  Have fun meeting other little ones in the neighborhood and their caregivers.
  9. Krazy Kidz

    August 29 @ 11:15 am
    August 29, 2016  |  11:15 am - 11:15 am
    West New Brighton Library
    Join us for singing, dancing, coloring and stories. Meet other kids and their caregivers!
  10. Baby Space!

    August 29 @ 11:45 am
    August 29, 2016  |  11:45 am - 11:45 am
    Stapleton Library
    Come for playtime, stories, and songs for babies and their caregivers.
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