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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 15, 2014

Aug15

Summer Sports Experience: Brownsville Recreation Center

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics. On site registration IS REQUIRED for Brooklyn clinics.
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Dunes, Drawing and Dendrology: Drawing 'Chalk and Talk'

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This introductory workshop provides basic how-to instruction for exploring and capturing the varied landscape of Conference House Park.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Kids, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

New Roots Community Workday

at New Roots Community Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Please join the Bronx Green-Up and New Roots Community Garden as they partner with the International Rescue Committee to continue building this urban farm.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug15

SummerStage Kids Presents: Wildlife Theater from the Central Park Zoo

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Wildlife Theater is the outreach program for the WCS and the Central Park Zoo.
Category: Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Puppets in the Park

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Come enjoy this adaptation of Little Red Riding Hood.
Category: Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

SummerStage Kids Presents: Mr. Chris' Musical Experience

at Bloomingdale Park, Staten Island

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Chris Daniels, also known by many children and families as 'Mr. Chris' is the energetic and entertaining host of 'Mr. Chris Musical Experience'.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Category: Games, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Bryant Park Chess & Backgammon

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

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Game boards, including chess and backgammon, are available for a small few. Endorsed by the Marshall Chess Club.
Category: Games

Aug15

Bryant Park Games

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

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Bryant Park Kubb

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

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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