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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 21, 2015

Aug 21

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Aug 21

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 21

Tie-Dye / Face Painting Festival

at Bowne Playground, Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for a free tie-dye and face painting activity. Bring your own new and clean items to tie-dye.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 21

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug 21

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at 155th Street and 32nd Avenue

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Aug 21

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Instructional Basketball Clinic & Street Hockey

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 21

Earth Art at the Park

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Use materials such as soil, rock, organic media, and water to make ephemeral works of art.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Aug 21

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at 3rd Avenue and East Tremont Avenue

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Aug 21

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Middletown Road and Robertson Place

2:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Aug 21

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The North Woods is the largest of the park's three woodlands, offering people and wildlife a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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