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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 August 27, 2014 to April 25, 2026

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Sep 4

Bryant Park Juggling

at 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. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Learn To Draw

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Sep 4

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers and Sailors Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Play as your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board.
Category: Education, Games, Kids, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 4

Volunteer with the Garden Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep 4

Summer Jams on the Bronx River

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
All About the DJ's: Come enjoy Classic Breaks, Soul, Salsa, and more hosted by Grand Master Caz and the Invincible Sound by Superman.
Category: Concerts, Art, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Sep 4

Bryant Park Yoga

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Perfect your downward dog on the lush lawn with YogaWorks instructors.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep 4

Summer Sunset Concert Series: Sinatra/Dean-esque

at Snug Harbor Culture Center (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island

6:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Staten Island Borough President James Oddo and Council Members Ignizio, Matteo and Rose are pleased to present a summer concert series in Staten Island's neighborhood parks.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Sep 4

A Midsummer Night's Dream

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Come enjoy this fantastical Shakespeare comedy, presented by Gorilla Repertory Theater.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Sep 4

Films on the Green: The French Minister

at Low Memorial Library, Columbia University, Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Films on the Green, a free outdoor French film festival, will be presenting the comedy The French Minister, starring Raphaël Personnaz, on September 4th at Columbia…
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Sep 4

Journey To The Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Discover the wonders of the universe.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

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