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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

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Teen Flag Football

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Teens ages 13-17 are invited for free fitness instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Cooking Demo: Bitter Melon—A Vengeful Vegetable?

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Bitter in taste and weird in appearance, the intriguing bitter melon (Momordica charantia) is a popular ingredient in Asian, African and Caribbean cuisine.
Category: Food, Talks

Aug 8

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may include origami, kirigami, decoupage, and collage.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Aug 8

Storefront Science: Explore Nature in Fort Tryon Park

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Dr. A of Storefront Science for an afternoon of investigation in Fort Tryon Park!
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Storytime & Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Zabo's Circus Show at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Every Saturday during the Summer, Forest Park Carousel offers free kid-friendly entertainment to Woodhaven, Queens.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Bonkerz The Clown at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
This wise-cracking Brooklyn clown is proud to cross the Verrazano Bridge and bring his show to Staten Island for some free kid-friendly entertainment.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Aug 8

Hart to Hart Community Garden Cookout

at Hart To Hart Community Garden (in ), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come join us for the Hart to Hart Gardens annual fundraising cookout!
Category: Nature, Games, Food

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Aug 8

Artists Talk: Wrath–Force of Nature

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Curators lead a discussion with artists about the ideas behind their work and how they frame natural occurrences through the lens of emotion, observation or allegory.
Category: Nature, Art, Talks

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