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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 3, 2013

Aug 3

Bryant Park Flaubert Frog & Friends

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Leap on over for ribbeting stories, fun & games. Led by the ever-so-stylish and frogtastic Flaubert himself.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

CANCELLED: Be a Citizen Scientist at Freshkills Park

at Schmul Park, Staten Island

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Calling all nature lovers! Freshkills Park needs help to do a wildlife count at one of our wetland sites. Want to use your love of nature to help the park thrive? Join us…
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 3

Lefferts Historic House - 2nd Floor Tours

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

1:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Explore the unique architecture of Lefferts Historic House on this special tour.
Category: Art, History, Tours

Aug 3

CPF Learning Garden Workshop: Aerobic and Anaerobic Composting

at Umoja Garden (Garden Beautiful), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Liberty Learning Garden, Queens, Grove Hill Learning Garden, Bronx

1:00 p.m.
Tired of taking out the smelly trash? Got food scraps? Let's compost! Two kinds of microorganisms consume and decompose organic matter: those that need air (aerobic) and those that do not (anaerobic).
Category: Education, Seniors

Aug 3

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
Aug 3

Ezra Jack Keats Story Hour

at Imagination Playground (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Gather 'round Peter and Willy, the statue of two beloved Keats characters, for storytelling adventures brought to life by Tammy Hall and guest storytellers.
Category: Education, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

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
Aug 3

Columbia Summer Winds Ensemble Concert

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Columbia Summer Winds is an outdoor wind ensemble that has performed fun, exciting, and free summer concerts in New York City public parks since 2002.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 3

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
Aug 3

Cross-Park Promenade

at East 72 Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:30 p.m.3:45 p.m.
A tour through Central Park.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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