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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 4, 2018

Aug 4

Hands On History: Games Day

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Try your hand at toys children would have played with over 200 years ago and enjoy fun and games on the King Manor grounds.
Category: Education, Games, History, Best for Kids, Tours, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees - The North Woods

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak! Discover how trees - from seeds and leaves to logs - contribute to the health of an urban park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Le Carrousel StoryTime

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Cali Co Cat and her carousel pals get you jumpin’ and leapin’ with fun, games, and stories to boot.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Seasonal Garden Tour: Farm & Compost

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Discover what’s behind the scenes at QBG Farm & Compost.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Tours, Seniors

Aug 4

Art on the Farm at Randall's Island Park!

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for fun farm art projects that you can create and take home! All ages are welcome.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Watercolor Workshop: On the Farm

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
In this seasonal series of classes, learn the basic techniques of painting with watercolors with artist Chemin Hsiao.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids, Seniors

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Arts, Culture & Fun: Queensboro Dance Festival

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation CenterQueens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Queensboro Dance Festival is an annual 6-month tour of performances and community dance activities featuring dance companies all from Queens.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Aug 4

Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot Festival

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan This is an Accessible location, 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan

3:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Sweet Spot Festival features Reggae, Soulful House, Disco and Afro-Beat spun by a rotating collection of North America's most-renowned sound architects.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 4

LIVE Music Garden Summer Series

at Red Shed GardenBrooklyn

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Red Shed Community Garden invites composer, saxophonist, and curator Charles Waters for the second year with his CITIMUSIC Curations for our 2018 Garden Concert series.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 4

Summer on the Hudson: Stargaze Saturdays

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Manhattan provides a great backdrop as we peer heavenward to see celestial wonders.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

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