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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 11, 2015

Aug11

Gallery Tour

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

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Curatorial Fellow for a tour of current exhibitions.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Aug11

Le Petit Art: Artist Trading Cards

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
This summer, participants will create originals, small editions, and most importantly, self-produced works using various mediums.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

Aug11

Painting for Kids

at Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Have fun painting and seeing nature. Supplies will be provided.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Wiffle Ball and Ultimate Frisbee

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center!
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Youth Fitness

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

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Category: Fitness, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

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.
Union Square Park's playground isn't the only place kids can have fun in the park! Bring your little ones to The Pavilion in the North Plaza every Tuesday at 3 PM to explore…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Maine Avenue and Willard Avenue

3:00 p.m.6:00 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!

Aug11

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Wiffle Ball and Ultimate Frisbee

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center!
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Bryant Park Juggling

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

5:30 p.m.7:30 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: Games
Free!

Aug11

Wetlands Tour

at Wetlands Tour Location (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Participants can enjoy viewing beautiful wildflowers, birds, and other native wildlife while learning about some of the fascinating history that has shaped the natural areas on the Island.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Tours, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids

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