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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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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Aug31

Free Nutrition Education and Cooking Workshop

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

12:30 p.m.1:45 p.m.
St. Mary's Recreation Center and New York Cares presents Free Nutrition and Education Workshop for adults ages 55 and older.
Category: Food, Seniors
Free!

Aug31

Recycle-to-Art-Scrap Glam Jelly Fish

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make a glamorous jelly fish out of Styrofoam cups to take home. This is a fun activity for kids and parents.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug31

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Aug31

Sports Unlimited

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug31

Instructional Flag Football: Brooklyn (North)

at McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Sign up today for our Citywide Flag Football League!
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Aug31

NYC Parks and El Museo del Barrio Present Pop-Up Arte

at Martin Luther King Jr. Playground (in Martin Luther King Jr. Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Families! Kids! Join us for fun-filled sessions of art in June, July and August throughout Harlem. El Museo del Barrio will offer art-making workshops at select locations. All…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug31

CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Corporal Thompson Park

at Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park), Staten Island

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug31

Instructional Flag Football: Manhattan

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Sign up today for our Citywide Flag Football League!
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Aug31

Bryant Park Presents Accordion Band Festival

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Six exemplary NYC bands, each featuring an accordion, will play music from a range of cultures.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug31

Game Social

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Make new friends and play some of the most exciting strategy board games at this social event.
Category: Games, Seniors
Free!

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