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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

Wrath In The Garden Walk: Plants Strike Back

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day on a walk to uncover the more sinister aspects of the garden.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 8

Family Day Picnic

at Eastern Parkway and Buffalo Avenue (in Lincoln Terrace / Arthur S. Somers Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Please join Krown Ieights Phamily and Phriends for the Keeping It Positively Positive Family Day event at Lincoln Terrace Park.
Category: Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

ESL Intermediate Class

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of reading and writing English from a certified ESL instructor.
Category: Education
Free!

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

Healthy Pet Fair

at Toms Dog Run (in Thomas Jefferson Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Tom's Dog Run Committee for an informative "Meet and Woof" with East Harlem's dog community.
Category: Dogs
Free!

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

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