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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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Friday, August 8, 2014

Aug 8

Creative Short Story Writing Workshop

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Work on your short story, fiction/non-fiction writing with an established writer. Get to know your character and create your scene. For adults.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug 8

Seasonal Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make seasonal and holiday arts & crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Ladybugs!

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

2:00 p.m.
Learn how to identify ladybugs and become part of a citizen science program, the Lost Ladybug project, to help Cornell University scientists track ladybugs. Bring your digital…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

South Beach: Rides on the Ballfield

at South Beach Ballfield (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

4:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Every Friday this summer, join us at the South Beach ballfield for children's rides and family fun. At sunset, festivities continue with free movies on the beach.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Bryant Park Party Game Social

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

5:00 p.m.8:00 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 Party Game Social is perfect for large groups and…
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Adult Volleyball Clinic

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Brush up on your skills with coaching and tips from the experts at Metro Beach Sports. You’ll spruce up your game with advanced techniques including serving, setting, spiking,…
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

Aug 8

Fitness Bootcamp

at Alley Athletic (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come join a bootcamp class with a focus on strength, plyometrics, and high intensity circuit training. There will also be some mind/body elements of stretching and…
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 8

Bryant Park New Music

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

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Award-winning classical and jazz ensembles perform back to back each week, showcasing works commissioned by Chamber Music America.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 8

Family Camping at Cunningham Park

at Cunningham Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the divesions of everyday life…
Category: Nature
Free!

Aug 8

Hudson Warehouse presents The Winter's Tale

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
eontes, the King of Sicily, believes his pregnant wife is carrying his best friend’s love child.
Category: Festivals, Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

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