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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

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

Storytime and Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

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Kids
Aug 6

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
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

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!

Aug 6

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!

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

Bike New York: Learn to Ride Adults

at Linden Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
With our safe, easy, effective method, Learn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike, as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit.
Category: Sports, Learn To Ride
Free!

Aug 6

Bike New York: Learn to Ride Adults

at Dyckman Fields (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
With our safe, easy, effective method, Learn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike, as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

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