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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 October 3, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Aug 1

Sunny Shadows

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Kids ages 2-4 can explore the natural areas of the Greenbelt through arts and crafts, wading pool fishing, and sprinkler fun.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Teen Flag Football

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free fitness instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Women in Comics Opening Reception & Panel Discussion

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

1:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Join us for our opening reception. There will be a panel discussion at 2:15 p.m. with the artists and creators showcasing their work in the show! Food and beverage will be provided!
Category: Art
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 1

7th Annual Stan Michels Memorial Jazz Concert

at Stan Michels Promenade (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The jazz is hot and the setting is cool, underneath the majestic elms on the promenade alongside the beautiful Heather Garden and overlooking the Hudson River.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 1

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may include origami, kirigami, decoupage, and collage.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Aug 1

The Spectacular Magic Shawn at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Every Saturday during the summer months, Fantasy Shore Amusement Park offers free kid-friendly entertainment, including rides, fun games, and magic shows.
Category: Accessible, Games, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

The Magic of Rogue at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
ith tons of audience interaction, this show is a mixture of music, flowers, fire, and animals. Everyone will be amazed!
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Aug 1

SummerStage: Dr. John & the Nite Trippers / Amy Helm

at Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Dr. John & the Nite Trippers The legendary Dr. John is a six-time Grammy Award-winning musician and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee. Known throughout the world as the…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 1

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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