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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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Friday, August 21, 2015

Aug21

Summer Sports Experience

at 173 St Playground (Det. Williams) (in Detective Keith L Williams Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Summer Sports Experience: Softball

at Manhattan Avenue & West 112th Street (in Morningside Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids can come every session, or just…
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug21

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Total Body Boot Camp

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 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!

Aug21

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Aug21

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in 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 in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug21

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Tie-Dye / Face Painting Festival

at Bowne Playground, Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for a free tie-dye and face painting activity. Bring your own new and clean items to tie-dye.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Instructional Basketball Clinic & Street Hockey

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Earth Art at the Park

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Use materials such as soil, rock, organic media, and water to make ephemeral works of art.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

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