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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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Saturday, September 3, 2016

Sep 3

Hands on History: Old News, New News

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Create paper out of recycled materials, read news stories for kids, and take a free tour of King Manor where you'll see a copy of The Long Island Farmer, the first newspaper published in Queens.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Best for Kids
Free!

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Sep 3

Dreams of Color Opening Reception

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

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
"Dreams of Color" is an exhibition that celebrates dancers of color in the world of ballet.
Category: Art, Tours, Talks
Free!

Sep 3

Goalball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:45 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Goalball is a Paralympic sport for athletes with visual impairments.It is played by two teams of three who are blindfolded using a ball with bells inside.
Category: Accessible, Sports

Sep 3

CANCELLED: Le Petit Zen Art-Still Life

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, Seniors
Free!

Sep 3

FLOW.16 Art Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come meet the artists and hear more about their inspirations and challenges in creating unique pieces of outdoor public art.
Category: Art, Tours
Free!

Sep 3

CANCELLED: Paper Arts & Crafts: Design Paper Fans

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts and crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

Omar's Summer Send-Off Party at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the holiday weekend with live DJ music, dance contests, fun games, and magic shows.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

Presto Pete & Incredulous Chris Show at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Presto Pete and Incredulous Chris of Pete and Chris Amusements are New England's only two-man kids magic show!
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Sep 3

Instructional Flag Football: Manhattan

at Asser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

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

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