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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 20, 2016

Aug20

Plant A Fall Garden Workshop

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
That’s right! It’s not too late to start gardening. There are many vegetables and herbs that do well in cooler temperatures.
Category: Education, Nature

Aug20

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Category: Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug20

Learn to Ride : Kids

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring your bike and helmet and learn how to ride! Instructors will show children how to ride a bike through the balance first method.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Free Basketball Clinic with Queens Recreation

at Baisley Park Extension (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Boys and girls ages 8-15 will learn passing, dribbling, shooting, offense, defense, and more!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

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

Aug20

Historical Tour (North)

at Randall's Island Connector (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come learn more about Robert Moses, the bridges, and the history of the island and park it became.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Aug20

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
Aug20

The Sammie & Tudie Show at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
With their signature brand of silliness, Sammie and Tudie will take both kids and parents on a wild ride of fun, magic, and zany props.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

The Great Miguelino 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.
Miguelino’s tricks will leave some guests in awe while making other guests laugh. Volunteers from the audience will be chosen to help him with his spectacular magic tricks.
Category: Best for Kids, Theater, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Jazz Festival

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy the great outdoors with two days of classic jazz, brought to you by local icon Marjorie Eliot and Parlor Entertainment.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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