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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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from November 17, 2012 (x) to December 15, 2018

Friday, August 4, 2017

Aug 4

Artastic!

at Buz O' Rourke Playground (in Crocheron Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for a day of arts & craft activities, led by our Kids in Motion staff.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Aug 4

Weekend Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Aug 4

CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Jennifer’s Playground

at Jennifer's Playground, Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of…
Category: Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Adult Imaginative Arts

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Get your imagination going. Create intriguing art to delight family and friends. For adults of all ages.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Art, Seniors
Free!

Aug 4

Singin' Stories with Caroline Cutroneo

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Sing along with some favorite tunes on the guitar, listen to tales and rhymes, and read picture book stories.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids have fun creating art inspired by the summer and holiday season.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Fourth of July
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Free Community Rowing at Van Cortlandt Park Lake

at South end of lake (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

4:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Rowing is a beautifully simple, healthy, and empowering sport, and the ample waters of the lake are an ideal place to pursue its pleasures.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 4

Bryant Park Friday Picnics

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

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, and live food and entertainment.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Games, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater, Food
Free!

Aug 4

Family Camping: Fort Totten, Queens

at Fort Totten Park, Queens

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on July 26.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Family Camping
Free!

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