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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 6, 2016

Aug 6

Artists and Curator Talk

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
We will discuss works on view and how contemporary artists are continuing to reevaluate popular culture a half-century after the emergence of Pop art.
Category: Art, Talks

Aug 6

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Discover the Park's most artfully designed pastoral landscapes and romantic vistas on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours

Aug 6

Hot Compost Hands-On Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Take your composting to the next level at this hands-on workshop presented by NYC Compost Project and the Queens Botanical Garden.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Food, Talks

Aug 6

Cido The Clown at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Every Saturday during the Summer, Forest Park Carousel offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. About Forest…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Herbert Hepworth – The Aristocrat Clown 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.4:00 p.m.
Herbert leads the audience in dance games while also performing magic tricks from yesteryear.
Category: Games, Best for Kids, Theater, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

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 Zen works of art (4"x6" or less) using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, and ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Aug 6

Paper Arts & Crafts: Paper Cup Penguin

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
Aug 6

Reading of 'Our Town' with UP Theater Company

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
“Our Town” is a classic play that touches on the themes of every day life and is sure to make audiences of any generation take a look at the world and people around them in a new light.
Category: Nature, Talks
Free!

Aug 6

Dance at Socrates

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Norte Maar’s Dance at Socrates offers a residency and performance program that brings New York-based choreographers and their dancers to Socrates’ unique waterfront environment.
Category: Dance, Art, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 6

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!

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