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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 7, 2015

Aug 7

Children's Garden Summer Session sponsored by HSBC

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for kids in this registration-required summer program.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Exhibition: Living Landmarks

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Living Landmarks celebrates the nine individually landmarked New York City public parks in honor of the 50th anniversary of the City's landmarks law. The exhibit showcases their…
Category: Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Aug 7

Fresh Air Fitness: Learn to Play Tennis/Pickleball

at James J. Walker Park (in James J Walker Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This outdoor introduction to tennis and pickleball (another racquet sport) is guaranteed to be fun!
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 7

South Brooklyn Children's Garden: Friday Playdate

at South Brooklyn Childrens Garden, Brooklyn

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Kids can play in the sprinklers, water the plants, dig in the dirt, and have messy fun.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Parents and I Chalk Art

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

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex! Children are welcome in this program.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Games, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 7

Track and Field for Kids

at East River Park Track House (in John V. Lindsay East River Park ), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
CityParks Track & Field gives New York City kids the chance to learn the basics of the sport, from hurdles and relay races to long jump, shot put and javelin throw.The program is…
Category: Accessible, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Summer Sports Experience: Street Hockey

at Manhattan Avenue & West 112th Street (in Morningside Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids can come every session, or just…
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug 7

Summer Sports Experience

at P/g W/ Mini Pool & Courts (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Children's Story Time & Art

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

10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Enjoy interactive story time with songs, nursery rhymes, stories, and poems for toddlers and preschoolers.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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