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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 28, 2015

Aug28

Goal Ball

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Goal ball is a paralympic sport for athletes with visual impairments. It is played by two teams of three using a ball with bells inside.
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

Aug28

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug28

Seasonal Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make seasonal and holiday arts & crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Softball

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center!
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Instructional Basketball Clinic & Street Hockey

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

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

CANCELLED: Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Instructional Shot Put

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex!
Category: Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug28

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Softball

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center!
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Adaptive Wheelchair Softball

at Patterson Playground, Bronx

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Play wheelchair softball at Patterson Playground.
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

Aug28

Accordion Bands Festival

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
For the first time Bryant Park presents a festival of bands playing world music. Each band has at least one accordionist. Produced in collaboration with Ariana's List.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug28

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at 35th Ave and 72nd Street

5:30 p.m.7:30 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!

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