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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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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Aug12

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug12

Garden Crew

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get dirty helping out at the Compost Garden.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug12

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Play giant tic tac toe, lawn bowling and more!
Category: Festivals, Games, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug12

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Nature, Art

Aug12

Summer Camp in the Greenbelt: Mini Camp

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
It's not to late to register for camp this season at the Greenbelt.
Category: Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug12

Summer Sports Experience: Calvert Vaux Park/Dreier Offerman Park

at Calvert Vaux Park, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics. On site registration IS REQUIRED for Brooklyn clinics.
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug12

SummerStage Kids Presents: Wildlife Theater from the Central Park Zoo

at Dr Martin Luther King Jr Park (in Martin Luther King Jr. Playground), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Wildlife Theater is the outreach program for the WCS and the Central Park Zoo.
Category: Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug12

SummerStage Kids Presents: The Rozz and Val Show

at Underwood Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
SummerStage Kids Presents The Rozz and Val Show
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug12

Bryant Park Reading Room: StoryTime

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.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
Aug12

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Category: Games, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids

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