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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

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

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

Summer on the Hudson: Play Dates

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come have a family play date with your children and bring friends to this outdoor kiddie party featuring children’s entertainment, arts & crafts, and neighborhood fun!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Festivals, Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Bryant Park Le Carrousel: Kids

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Flaubert Frog and Cali Co Cat presents stories, songs, and poems from the celebrated book Free to Be… You and Me.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Bryant Park Kids Time: Game Social

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Though kids games are available whenever we are open, the Kids Time Game Social lets the little ones enjoy games geared especially towards them.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Participants will have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may also include Origami, Kirigami, Decoupage and Collage.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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