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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 15, 2015

Aug15

Craftsmen Days

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Meet artisans and watch demonstrations of 19th century crafts. Enjoy traditional music featuring instruments like the hammered dulcimer and fiddle.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Bryant Park Reading Room: Kids

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Bring the kids to Bryant Park for a free performance by the Funkytown Playground Band with Aly Sunshine.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

A Splash from the Beach

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
We are bringing the beach to the park. The entire family will enjoy the day playing beach games like volleyball and spikeball. There will be boardwalk carnival games, a photo booth, and sand table.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Fitness, Games, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Aug15

Citizenship Classes for Adults

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug15

Storytelling Workshop: Women in Comics

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join artists and writers from the Women in Comics NYC Collective International as they discuss and teach how to tell stories through the comic book medium.
Category: Accessible, Art, Talks
Free!

Aug15

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Street Hockey

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center!
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Camping Basics

at West 174th Street Entrance (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Let the Urban Park Rangers teach you the basics for a successful campout. Learn about tent setup and campfire safety.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Nature Walk: Cricket, Katydids and Cicadas

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Tag along with our visiting naturalists as they hunt for creatures that soar and sing above Wave Hill.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Tours

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Soccer

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids

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