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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.

Viewing 21–30 out of 114 events
from August 24, 2016 to December 31, 2016
in Art (x) category

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Aug27

Landmark at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Marking Socrates Sculpture Park’s 30th anniversary, the park presents Landmark, a series of artist commissions and projects that transforms the land both physically and symbolically.
Category: Accessible, Art, Waterfront
Free!

Aug27

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Plein Air Paintings of the Bartow-Pell Gardens

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Paintings created outdoors capture the changing light and atmospheric mood of the historical landmarks and hidden treasures of the Bartow-Pell gardens and grounds.
Category: Art

Aug27

Faces of Cuba Exhibition Closing Reception

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This photo exhibit is the result of a "people to people" exchange in which the artist participated last October. he various images convey the artist's impressions of Cuba and the Cuban people.
Category: Accessible, Art
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug27

Le Petit Art-Still Life Water Colors

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature works of art (4"x6") or less using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug27

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Presents Hamlet

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This season, the Public Theater's Mobile Unit presents a new, world-class production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet to audiences and community venues across New York City. Olivier Award w…
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Theater, Tours, Free Summer Theater, Seniors
Free!

Aug27

Movies Under the Stars: Kiddie Drive-In: "Cars"

at Betsy Head Playground (in Betsy Head Park), Brooklyn

5:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
In this Disney animated feature, Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson), a rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life isn’t all about the finish line, but about the…
Category: Accessible, Art, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Aug28

Landmark at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Marking Socrates Sculpture Park’s 30th anniversary, the park presents Landmark, a series of artist commissions and projects that transforms the land both physically and symbolically.
Category: Accessible, Art, Waterfront
Free!

Aug28

Plein Air Paintings of the Bartow-Pell Gardens

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Paintings created outdoors capture the changing light and atmospheric mood of the historical landmarks and hidden treasures of the Bartow-Pell gardens and grounds.
Category: Art

Monday, August 29, 2016

Aug29

CityParks PuppetMobile presents Puss in Boots

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
City Parks Foundation offers a traveling puppet show, CityParks PuppetMobile, the oldest continually operating company of its kind in the country, which presents free performances…
Category: Art, Best for Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids

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