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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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Saturday, August 23, 2014

Aug23

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Participants will have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may also include Origami, Kirigami, Decoupage and Collage.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the "Manhattan Adirondacks."
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug23

Eating America

at Historic Richmond Town (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.
Explore how food was picked, prepared, preserved, and presented in this tour focused on kitchens and food.
Category: Food

Aug23

Wave Hill Gallery Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a curatorial fellow for a tour of three current exhibitions. In the main gallery, Gregory Crewdson’s Fireflies series is being shown for the first time in its entirety;…
Category: Art, Tours
Free!

Aug23

Champu the Magician

at Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.
Champu is the talk of the town! His energetic and interactive style is sure to engage guests in a magical and hilarious experience.
Category: Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Theater for the New City Presents Street Theater's 'Emergency!!!'

at 44th Street and 6th Avenue (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.
"Emergency!!!" is a rip-roaring musical about a heroic EMT worker in a boiling, broiling city.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Aug23

Hudson River Park's Blues BBQ

at Pier 84, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Back for its 15th anniversary, Hudson River Park’s Blues BBQ Festival pairs America’s best blues and roots musicians with three of New York City’s best BBQ restaurants.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug23

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead, Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…
Category: Art, History

Aug23

SummerStage Presents: La Mega 7th Annual Tropical Fest with Alex Sensation

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

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
New York City’s top Latin DJ, Alex Sensation, began collecting music and at age 16 was already a disc jockey at various nightclubs.
Category: Concerts
Free!

Aug23

SummerStage Presents: Charlie Parker Jazz Festival: The Wallace Roney Orchestra / Lionel Loueke / Melissa Aldana / Kris Bowers with special guest Chris Turner

at The Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
SummerStage presents the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival: Wallace Roney / Lionel Loueke / Melissa Aldana / Kris Bowers with special guest Chris Turner
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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