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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 18, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Saturday, August 20, 2016

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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Aug20

Bike New York: Learn to Ride Adults

at Linden Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn to Ride - Adults is a free class for adults and mature teens who are ready to ride. It doesn’t matter if you’re 18 or 80, we’ll get you rolling in no time.
Category: Sports
Free!

Aug20

CANCELLLED Bike New York: Youth Bike Basics

at Bradhurst Avenue at 152nd Street (in Jackie Robinson Park), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This three-hour on-bike class is designed as a next step for children ages 9+ who already know how to ride a bike but would like to refine their skills.
Category: Sports
Free!

Aug20

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug20

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!

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