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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 9, 2014

Aug 9

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

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.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Bryant Park Reading Room: Kids' Concert

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word-under the London plane trees-in the open-air Reading Room.
Category: Concerts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Visit an area of the park off the beaten track for most visitors, but well-known to Upper West Siders.
Category: History, Tours

Aug 9

Great Jazz on the Great Hill

at Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring your picnic blanket and dancing shoes for an afternoon of live music and dance by some of the best local jazz performers. Make sure you bring your appetite for the delicious food.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Free Summer Concerts, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 9

Canine Ice Cream Social

at Rockaway Freeway Dog Park (in Rockaway Freeway), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Dog-friendly ice cream treats, giveaways,contests,raffles, and more!
Category: Dogs
Free!

Aug 9

Youth Moves Movement Workshop Series

at Jane Bailey Memorial Garden, Brooklyn, Garden of Hope, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
A series of family-friendly movement workshops presented by two Brooklyn-based dance companies. First three Saturdays in July and August at noon, at two garden locations.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Hands-on History: Play Time!

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn and try out games that kids played in the 19th century! Get some exercise playing hoop and stick and graces in our big backyard then cool off with quiet, indoor games.
Category: Games, History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

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 9

Conference House Tours

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to The Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the…
Category: Education, History, Tours

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