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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, August 15, 2015

Aug15

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.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Aug15

Bryant Park Reading Room: Kids

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Bring the kids to Bryant Park for a free performance by the Funkytown Playground Band with Aly Sunshine.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Stories & Crafts

at Sachkerah Woods Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Enjoy fun read-alouds with Claudette Richards, followed by related crafts with Artist Corinne Innis.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

A Splash from the Beach

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
We are bringing the beach to the park. The entire family will enjoy the day playing beach games like volleyball and spikeball. There will be boardwalk carnival games, a photo booth, and sand table.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Saturday Sculpture Workshop

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Saturday Sculpture Workshops are organized for kids ages 5- 13 and their families. Workshops are free and offered in the park’s education area on a drop-in basis.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

It's My Park at Julio Carballo Fields

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join Hunts Point Recreation Center and the Stewards of Julio Carballo Field as they conduct a mid-day clean-up and planting at Julio Carballo Fields.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug15

Craftsmen Days

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Meet artisans and watch demonstrations of 19th century crafts. Enjoy traditional music featuring instruments like the hammered dulcimer and fiddle.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Lecture: 'The Bronx: The Ultimate Guide to New York City's Beautiful Borough'

at Valentine-Varian House (in Valentine Varian House), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the official Bronx historian Lloyd Ultan and Ms. Shelly Olson on a discussion about their latest publication The Bronx: The Ultimate Guide to New York’s City’s Beautiful Borough.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, History, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Aug15

Nature Walk: Cricket, Katydids and Cicadas

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Tag along with our visiting naturalists as they hunt for creatures that soar and sing above Wave Hill.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Street Hockey

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

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

Best For
Kids

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