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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

Bryant Park Board Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Board Game Social features games in their classic…
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug12

Rockaway! Exhibit from MoMA PS1: The Surf Club

at Rockaway Beach Surf Club (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Rockaway!, a free public arts festival sponsored by the Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy (JBRPC) to celebrate the reopening of Fort Tilden and recognize the ongoing recovery of…
Category: Art
Free!

Aug12

Bryant Park Reading Room: HSBC Sustainability

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word-under the London Plane trees-in the open-air Reading Room.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Aug12

Bryant Park Knitting

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Free beginner classes presented by Knitty City.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Aug12

Adaptive Activities

at McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A sampling of adaptive sports. An excellent opportunity for adults and seniors with disabilities to play and learn modified sports. Recreation center membership is required. Visit…
Category: Accessible, Sports

Aug12

Wave Hill Gallery Tour

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a curatorial fellow for a tour of three current exhibitions. In the main gallery, Gregory Crewdson’s Fireflies series is being shown for the first time in its entirety;…
Category: Art, Tours
Free!

Aug12

Rock Your Seat

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

2:30 p.m.3:30 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

Aug12

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…
Category: Art, History

Aug12

Tuesdays at The Pavilion: Arts & Crafts

at The Pavilion in Union Square Park (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy a free reading series, nutrition education, singalongs, fun activities, special guests and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug12

Adaptive Weight Training

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

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Learn how to train certain muscle groups for competitive sports and recreational use. This program is for Recreation Center members with a disability.
Category: Accessible, Fitness

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