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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 October 9, 2012 (x) to December 15, 2018

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Aug26

CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Corporal Allan F. Kivlehan Park

at New Dorp Lane and Cedar Grove Avenue (in Great Kills Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of…
Category: Best for Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug26

The Princess, The Emperor and The Duck

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Set in Africa, China and our own Central Park, The Princess, The Emperor, and The Duck retells storyteller Hans Christian Andersen’s world-famous fairy tales — The Princess…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Theater

Best For
Kids
Aug26

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Aug26

2nd Annual Back to School Carnival

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us as we celebrate the end of summer with a carnival-inspired afternoon of family fun and games, with school-themed prizes and giveaways! This event is free and open to…
Free!

Aug26

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug26

Learn to Ride - Kids

at Henry M Jackson Playground, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn to Ride—Kids is a free group class for children who are ready to ditch their training wheels and ride a two-wheeler for the first time.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug26

Family Gallery Tour

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore artwork on view in Glyndor Gallery on a family-friendly tour with a Curatorial Fellow.
Category: Art, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug26

Introduction to Bird Watching

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance for a bird-watching walk and learn about Prospect Park's magnificent array of birds and how to identify them!
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Aug26

Basic Canoeing

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Basic canoeing is great for all levels. Program is first-come, first-served. Recommended for children 8 years and older. Due to demand, line may close prior to end time.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

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Event
Aug26

Afropunk Fest Brooklyn

at Commodore Barry Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
AFROPUNK Brooklyn 2017 takes place on August 26th & 27th at Commodore Barry Park for a day of live music and good vibes.
Category: Concerts

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