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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 24, 2013

Aug24

Recycle-To-Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Have fun turning discarded materials into usable works of art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

History in Your Hands: Summer Games

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Spend a summer afternoon under the shade of the trees learning Nine-Man Morris, a board game that dates back to colonial times.
Category: Education, Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug24

City Kids Go Native! Plant and Art Workshop

at 6th St & Ave B Comm. Garden (in ), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Look closely at the plantings in our lovely garden oasis. How many shades of green do you see? Create a close-up painting which may become part of a permanent installation.…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

History In Your Hands: Flax to Linen

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come check on our flax crop and try out tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Beach Volleyball

at Midland Playground (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Courts will be set up by the Turtle Fountain. All ages are welcome.
Category: Sports
Free!

Aug24

Northern Forts Tour

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

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
A tour of the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug24

Dance at Socrates: A New Program with Norte Maar

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Throughout August, Socrates Sculpture Park partners with Norte Maar in a new summer series bringing New York based choreographers and their dancers to Socrates.
Category: Education, Dance, Nature, Art, Waterfront
Free!

Aug24

Summer on the Hudson: Shakespeare Workout

at Soldiers and Sailors Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Covering the elements of voice production, movement, acting and stage combat.
Category: Education, Theater
Free!

Aug24

Charlie Parker Jazz Festival: Kenny Garrett / Cécile McLorin Salvant/ Kim Thompson / Jaleel Shaw

at 18 Mount Morris Park West (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Over the course of a stellar career that has spanned more than 30 years, saxophonist Kenny Garrett has become the preeminent alto saxophonist of his generation.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug24

Photography Exhibit Opening Ceremony at Hattie Carthan Community Garden

at Hattie Carthan Garden (in ), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The garden will come alive with life sized photographs documenting 30 years of urban agriculture at Hattie Carthan community garden. Oral history interviews of Hattie Carthan…
Category: Education, Art, History, Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids

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