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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 January 3, 2013 (x) to September 15, 2018

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Aug13

Nature Center Adventures

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

Astronomy: Understanding Eclipses

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
New York City will be treated to views of a partial solar eclipse. The Amateur Astronomer Association will share facts on solar eclipses and viewing tips for this rare occasion.
Category: Nature, Talks, Astronomy
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug13

Nature Center Adventures

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

The Amazing Captain Faust at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Come see his slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that is sure to leave guests in awe.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

Handheld Games of the Past

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
put down the remote or controller and join Prospect Park Alliance to learn classic handheld games from the past like graces, hoops, quoits, horseshoes, and 9-pin bowling.
Category: Games, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

The Worldview of a Moderate Federalist: The Politics of Rufus King

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join historian and Rufus King expert David Gary to learn about how Rufus King viewed the world and sought to organize it through the lens of the Federalist Party.
Category: Education, History, Talks
Free!

Aug13

Tillie Weingartner - A Staten Island Original

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This program features Eileen Monreale's biography, Matilde Weingartner: A Staten Island Naturalist.
Category: Talks, Seniors
Free!

Aug13

Learn to Ride - Kids

at Union Avenue near Driggs Avenue (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn to Rideā€”Kids is a free group class for children who are ready to ditch their training wheels and ride a two-wheeler for the first time.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

Eric Magnus: WHAT IS WILD: Mobile Studio in the Park Residency Closing Reception

at Queens Museum (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
WHAT IS WILD engages communities of park users in creating and sharing meaningful digital recordings of the nature found in this urban wilderness.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

City Chicken: Prepare for Winter

at Imani Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Join us for a discussion on simple low cost ways to keep your chickens warm and dry for the winter.
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

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