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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 10, 2013 (x) to September 15, 2018

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Aug23

The Princess, The Emperor and The Duck

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.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

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Aug23

Bryant Park Public Tours

at Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed "Needle Park" of the 1970s into Manhattan's Town Square of today.
Category: Education, Tours
Free!

Aug23

Game Design with Scratch: 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.
In this one-day workshop, students learn basic video game coding concepts by making different types of games, including racing, platform, launching, and more!
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Youth Tech Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Adults Le Petit Zen Art

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

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Adults will create miniature works of art to display at home or give as a gift for a loved on
Category: Arts & Crafts, Seniors
Free!

Aug23

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
Aug23

Forest Stewards - Volunteers Needed

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

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Activities may include cutting back vegetation, watering plants, spreading wood chips, and more. Community service credit is available.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug23

Keva Builds: 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.
Kids and teens will create ramps, baskets, funnels, chutes, etc. while using physics and engineering concepts.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Youth Tech Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Rhythm Roulette: Youth Tech Workshops

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Kids learn how to make hip-hop beats and have the chance to sing and/or rap on those beats, if they choose.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Youth Tech Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Music Video Madness: Youth Tech Workshop

at Hansborough Pool and Recreation Center (in Hansborough Recreation Center), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Kids can design, perform, and film a musical performance using the equipment from Hansborough's media lab!
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Youth Tech Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids

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