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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 21, 2012 (x) to December 15, 2018

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Aug24

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Aug24

The Buzz about Bees

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
A local beekeeper and educator from Beezy Bees Honey visits to show a demo hive and beekeeping equipment, teach about pollinators, and offer advice about how to attract pollinators.
Category: Education, Nature, Food, Seniors
Free!

Aug24

Carnival Time

at Athens Square, Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for a day of carnival-themed activities with our Kids in Motion staff.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Game Design with RPG Maker: Youth Tech Workshop

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Ever dream of making your own video games? All it takes is a combination of your imagination and dedication to RPG Maker. Your friends can play your game as the heroes you create.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Youth Tech Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Stories In The Shade

at Playground for All Children (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join us in Pelham Bay Park for stories and fun as part of the New York Public Library’s Summer Reading Program.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Hudson Yards Farmers Market

at No. 7 Train Station Entrance (in Hudson Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Buy fresh produce and prepared foods every Thursday at the Hudson Yards Farmers Market in front of the #7 train station on 34th Street between 10th Avenue and 11th Avenue.
Category: Accessible, Markets, Food

Aug24

The Princess, The Emperor and The Duck

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Set in Africa, China and our own Central Park, The Princess, The Emperor, and The Duck retells storyteller Hans Christian Andersen’s world-famous fairy tales — The Princess…
Category: Art, Best for Kids, Kids Week

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Chef Master: Youth Tech Workshop

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Participants will learn about the science of healthy and delicious eating, alongside the art of cooking and digital photography!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Youth Tech Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Tour The Battery

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 134,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and more!
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug24

Music Factory: Youth Tech Workshop

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Students learn to code everyday items (an apple!) to create musical instruments.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Youth Tech Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids

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