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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 27, 2016


Paper Arts & Crafts

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. Projects may include origami, decoupage, kirigami, collage, paper cutting, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For

Communal Spaces: A Garden Play Festival

at First Quincy Street Community Garden (in ), Brooklyn

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Now in it's sixth year, Communal Spaces is a series of site-responsive, free plays written for and performed in specific community gardens.
Category: Theater


Instructional Flag Football: Manhattan

at Asser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

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


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


Skats the 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

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Skats the Clown has been bringing the funny to audiences for nearly two decades. His confusing style of clown comedy is guaranteed to bring out the inner child in everyone.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Theater, Waterfront

Best For

Summer on the Hudson: Silent Disco

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Don headphones and party on the pier with Summer on the Hudson and hundreds of all-ages revelers at this Quiet Clubbing event featuring two live DJs of different genres.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront


Movies Under the Stars: Kiddie Drive-In: "Cars"

at Betsy Head Playground (in Betsy Head Park), Brooklyn

5:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
In this Disney animated feature, Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson), a rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life isn’t all about the finish line, but about the…
Category: Accessible, Art, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars

Best For

Family Camping: Queens

at Alley Pond Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Space is limited, participants are chosen via lottery. Pre-registration is required.
Category: Nature, Family Camping


Central Park Conservancy Film Festival: Stuart Little

at Landscape between Sheep Meadow and the 72nd Street Cross Drive (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Take a tour of New York City's neighborhoods through movies at the 2016 Central Park Conservancy Film Festival.
Category: Festivals, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies

Best For

Ladies of the Bronx

at Mildred T. Rhodebeck Garden (Garden of Eden), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Our final event for the summer is a breakdancing battle! Curated by veteran b-girl, Rockefella, this night is sure to delight as dancers break out their best moves.
Category: Accessible, Dance

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