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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

Bryant Park Kids: Comic Con Kids

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Enjoy an afternoon filled with superheroes, action-adventurers, graphic novels, and a surprise visit from a special guest.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Wish You Were Here: Vintage Postcards of Pelham Bay and City Island

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Tour bygone places and spaces of the east Bronx through hand-colored postcards, dating to the turn of the 19th century.
Category: Art, History

Aug 6

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Seasonal Ferments Workshop

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
In this workshop, we’ll explore and craft sauerkraut (and its cousins) as well as various styles of sour cream.
Category: Education, Nature

Aug 6

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Category: Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 6

Hands on History: Fan-tastic Fun

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make and decorate pretty fans inspired by the dress and grooming of the 19th century.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Le Carrousel Kids

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Flaubert Frog and Cali Co Cat presents stories, songs, and poems from the celebrated book Free to Be: You and Me.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Goalball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:45 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Goalball is a Paralympic sport for athletes with visual impairments.It is played by two teams of three who are blindfolded using a ball with bells inside.
Category: Accessible, Sports

Aug 6

FLOW.16 Art Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come meet the artists and hear more about their inspirations and challenges in creating unique pieces of outdoor public art.
Category: Art, Tours
Free!

Aug 6

Performance: Alice in Black and White

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Theatre group Looking for Lilith will perform excerpts from their production featuring the story of Alice Austen and Gertrude Tate.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Waterfront
Free!

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