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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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Thursday, August 4, 2016

Aug 4

Faces of Cuba Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The artist and group visited Havana, Cienfuegos, and Trinidad. Music and art were everywhere and the crumbling Spanish architecture made for some interesting images
Category: Art
Free!

Aug 4

Exhibition - SPF16: NYC Pools and Beaches in Contemporary Photography

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Celebrate the 2016 summer season with an exhibition of contemporary photography that highlights the city’s most popular warm weather amenities—its public pools and beaches.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug 4

Kid's Whimsies: Stick Figures in Motion

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Children will create their own stick figure characters in motion and give them personalities. This is a fun activity for kids ages five to 12.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Summer in the Square: Kids Activities

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Union Square Partnership for interactive children's activities and performances from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

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

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Dances for a Variable Population

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
A weekly dance class, promoting strong and creative movement, for adults of all ages and abilities.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug 4

Storytime at The Battery

at Labyrinth Farm (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Stories are geared towards children ages five years old to 8 years old, but all are welcome, so bring the whole family!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Landmark at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Marking Socrates Sculpture Park’s 30th anniversary, the park presents Landmark, a series of artist commissions and projects that transforms the land both physically and symbolically.
Category: Accessible, Art, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 4

Prospect Park Alliance Thursday Corps

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The group meets at a different location every week helping in a variety of landscape and horticultural projects.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug 4

Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come view original images of nature celebrating the natural environment of Staten Island.
Category: Art
Free!

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