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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 8, 2015

Aug 8

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Aug 8

Bryant Park Reading Room: Kids

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Bring the kids for an afternoon of free entertainment with kids music band, Rolie Polie Guacamole.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Stories & Crafts

at Sachkerah Woods Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Enjoy fun read-alouds with Claudette Richards, followed by related crafts with Artist Corinne Innis.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Saturday Sculpture Workshop

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Saturday Sculpture Workshops are organized for kids ages 5- 13 and their families. Workshops are free and offered in the park’s education area on a drop-in basis.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Citizenship Classes for Adults

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug 8

Summer on the Hudson: Playdates! in West Harlem Piers Park

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come have a family & friends play date at this outdoor kiddie party featuring children’s entertainers, arts & crafts, and neighborhood fun!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Games, Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Workshop: Natural Dyeing

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn how to take the otherwise inedible plants in your garden and dye various fibers.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature
Free!

Aug 8

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Marcus Garvey Boulevard and Hart Street

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Aug 8

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Street Hockey

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center!
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Soccer

at St. James Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location, St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids

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