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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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from July 7, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Aug 5

Bryant Park Reading Room: DC Entertainment - Comics Superstar John Romita Jr.

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

12:30 p.m.12:00 a.m.
Join John Romita Jr. in a discussion about redefining the greatest superhero of all time, Superman, and what it means to create a new legacy with DC Entertainment.
Category: Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 5

Weekday Weed Warriors

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

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Wage a war on weeds and provide an army of support for your local nature center!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug 5

Recycle-To-Art

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Have fun turning discardee materials into usable works of art. Children under 10 years must be accompanied by an adult. Wear clothes that can get messy.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

NYC Parks and El Museo del Barrio: Pop-Up Arte + Storytelling

at Cherry Tree Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Families! Kids! Join us for fun filled sessions of art and story telling this summer.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Body Sculpt

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 5

Shape Up NYC: Glutes in Gear: Cardio & Toning

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Focus on your lower half in this belly-busting, booty shaping, two part class.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug 5

Donkey Jote

at Lower Highland Playground (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy a re-telling of the classic tale of Don Quixote from the eyes of a donkey dreaming to become a noble knight!
Category: Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Total Body Pump

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 5

Accordions Around the World in Bryant Park

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Take a cross-cultural musical journey - from France to Colombia, from the Balkans to Louisiana, from Cumbia to Jazz, and more - with accordions, harmoniums, concertinas, and…
Category: Concerts, Art, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 5

Bryant Park August Ping Pong Tournament

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Add some competition to your regular table tennis game in our fun single-elimination, bracket-style tournaments.
Category: Games
Free!

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