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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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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Aug14

NYC Parks Kids in Motion Festival at East River Park

at Houston Street and the FDR Drive (in East River Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a day of free and fun activities at East River Park. There will be sports, fitness competitions, an obstacle course, games, arts & crafts, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Fitness, Kids, Sports
Free!

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Aug14

Summer Sports Experience: Corporal Thompson Park

at Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics.
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug14

Bryant Park Board Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Board Game Social features games in their classic…
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug14

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug14

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Explore the Park’s central features, including the Lake and Ramble woodland, then marvel at the views from Belvedere Castle.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug14

Rockaway! Exhibit from MoMA PS1: The Surf Club

at Rockaway Beach Surf Club (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Rockaway!, a free public arts festival sponsored by the Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy (JBRPC) to celebrate the reopening of Fort Tilden and recognize the ongoing recovery of…
Category: Art
Free!

Aug14

Broadway in Bryant Park: Matilda, On the Town, Mamma Mia!, MOTOWN the Musical

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The best of musicals on and off Broadway showcase their hits, plus lots of surprises from other Broadway shows. Hosted by 106.7 LiteFM DJs. Keep checking our Events Calendar…
Category: Concerts, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Aug14

Bryant Park Putting Tournament: Qualifying Round

at The Green (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Participate in one of three weekly lunchtime tournaments this August (August 7, 14, 21) for the chance to earn a spot in the final championship round on Thursday, August 28. (Rain…
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug14

Focused Fun Dance Fitness

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
A full body workout with various genres of dance choreography, and an emphasis on positive mental motivation and creative expression through dance.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug14

Learn To Draw

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

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