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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 16, 2014

Aug16

Bryant Park Reading Room Presents "Diary of a Girl Next Door: Betty"

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word-under the London plane trees-in the open-air Reading Room.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at William Tecumseh Sherman Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Travel from Grand Army Plaza, past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and stop at the Dairy on this trip through the southern Park highlights.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug16

Youth Moves Movement Workshop Series

at Jane Bailey Memorial Garden, Brooklyn, Garden of Hope, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
A series of family-friendly movement workshops presented by two Brooklyn-based dance companies. First three Saturdays in July and August at noon, at two garden locations.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Craftsmen Days

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Meet artisans and watch demonstrations of 19th century crafts. Learn about broom making, tinsmithing, woodturning, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Art, History, Kids, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

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!

Aug16

Rock Your Seat

at Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Experience the sound of music as you workout to the beat without leaving your seat. Recreation Center membership is required to participate.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Seniors

Aug16

Adaptive Sports Program (S.P.A.R.E.S.)

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn a variety of fun, adaptive sports! This program welcomes disabled Recreation Center members ages 5 and up.
Category: Accessible, Sports

Aug16

Conference House Tours

at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to The Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the…
Category: Education, History, Tours

Aug16

Bryant Park Le Carrousel: Kids

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Flaubert Frog and Cali Co Cat presents stories, songs, and poems from the celebrated book Free to Be… You and Me.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Nature on the Go!

at The Wellhouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Enjoy catch-and-release fishing in this popular summer program. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait. Open to children…
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids

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