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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

The Bronx Meets Vienna: A Street Photography Study Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
A Street Photography documentary performed in the Bronx, New York City and Vienna, Austria, gives insight into the daily lives of both cities.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug 8

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Nature, Art

Aug 8

English Reading For Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This class is for individuals who speak English. Class will focus on strategies improve reading, diction and writing.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug 8

Sit Aerobics

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
A seated exercise class that raises the heart rate and improves balance, with minimal impact on joints. For adults and seniors.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Seniors

Aug 8

Youth Volleyball Clinic

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Kids can sharpen their volleyball skills with coaching and tips from the experts at Metro Beach Sports.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 8

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, Fitness, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Aug 8

SummerStage Kids Presents: Puppetmobile

at Bloomingdale Park, Staten Island

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
City Parks Foundation is excited to announce the return of its popular PuppetMobile production, Little Red’s Hood.
Category: Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

SummerStage Kids Presents: Music with a Message

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Renaissance Youth Center is proud to present the dynamic and talented, Bronx-based Music With A Message (MWAM) Band! MWAM captivates audiences of all ages delivering powerful messages…
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

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

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