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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 11, 2016

Aug11

Cinema LIC Outdoor Movie: August Rush

at LIC Landing Events Space (in Hunter's Point South Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Separated by events they could not control but bound by love and by music, three people search for what they lost and what will make their lives complete - each other.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Friday, August 12, 2016

Aug12

Orchid Sale

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.5:30 p.m.
As part of the upcoming exhibition, "Taiwan: A World of Orchids", orchids will be available for sale, while supplies last at Queens Botanical Garden in the Gift Shop.
Category: Nature, Markets

Aug12

2016 Ocean Breeze Cross Country Clinic

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex is hosting a week-long, cross country clinic for youth ages seven to 17.
Category: Sports
Free!

Aug12

Compost Workdays

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Spend your morning at the compost site making compost from food scraps recovered from NYC residents.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Food
Free!

Aug12

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp - Session One

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Campers are immersed in the everyday life of a child in 18th century as they wear period clothing, and make and play 18th century toys and games.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, History, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug12

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!

Aug12

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!

Aug12

Baby & Me: Engaging Baby's Imagination

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join the activities that engage your baby's imagination: stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and more.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug12

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
Aug12

New Roots Community Farm Work Day

at New Roots Community Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with us as we partner with the International Rescue Committee and provide this urban farm with summer garden care for their vegetable plants and flower beds.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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