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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

Continental Knit

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the Continental style of knitting. Learn how to hold your needles for Continental style, how to cast on, knit, and purl.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Sep 3

Le Petit Art-Still Life Water Colors

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
Free!

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 J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

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

Sep 3

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Bargemusic (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This one-hour, family-friendly performance includes a Q & A session with the musicians.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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

4:00 p.m.4:45 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

Bryant Park Presents Shakespeare: Measure for Measure

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
See The Drilling Company perform Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" in the park!
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Sep 3

Dreamland Roller Disco Skate Party

at Beach 108th Street Roller Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk), Queens

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Skate to incredible retro 70s, 80s, and 90s skate classics as the sun sets, the wave of the ocean crash beside you, and the salty sea air drifts through the rink.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Best for Kids, Outdoor Fitness, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 3

Neptune at Opposition

at Boardwalk at Beach 116th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Sep 3

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dark Nights, Bright Lights: Neptune at Opposition

at Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Beach 116th St (in Rockaway Beach), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us for an Astronomy evening: Neptune at Opposition at Beach 116th Street at the Boardwalk NYC Parks’ Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the s…
Category: Birding, Nature, Talks, Seniors, Astronomy
Free!

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