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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 13, 2016


Le Petit Zen Art: Still Life

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature Zen works of art (4"x6" or less) using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, and ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art, Seniors


Instructional Flag Football: Manhattan

at Asser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Sign up today for our Citywide Flag Football League!
Category: Fitness, Sports


Dance at Socrates

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Norte Maar’s Dance at Socrates offers a residency and performance program that brings New York-based choreographers and their dancers to Socrates’ unique waterfront environment.
Category: Dance, Art, Waterfront


Bargemusic Family Concert

at Bargemusic (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This one-hour, family-friendly performance includes a Q & A session with the musicians.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts


Binx the Clown Show at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
A local Staten Islander, Binx has been performing since 1999. Creating some of the funniest and most entertaining shows in New York City, Binx is excited to bring his show to Fantasy Shore.
Category: Best for Kids, Waterfront

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The Great Miguelino at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Miguelino’s tricks will leave some guests in awe while making other guests laugh. Volunteers from the audience will be chosen to help him with his spectacular magic tricks.
Category: Best for Kids

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CANCELLED: Arts, Culture & Fun: A Night of Swing & Jazz!

at The Jackie Robinson Park Bandshell (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for a live Swing & Jazz concert featuring the Harlem Renaissance Orchestra (HRO). Enjoy dancing, share stories, and listen to the music reminiscent of the Big Band Era.…
Category: Concerts, Dance, Free Summer Concerts


Summer Salsa Saturdays

at Target Bronx Community Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Lorenz Latin Dance Studio will teach a Salsa dance class from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. A performance from salsa band Los Monstritos will follow!
Category: Dance, Free Summer Concerts


Lori Belilove and the Isadora Duncan Dance Company

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Lori Belilove and The Isadora Duncan Dance Company will honor their namesake, revolutionary dancer Isadora Duncan and Victorian rebel photographer Alice Austen in a program of dances.
Category: Dance, Art, History, Waterfront


Family Camping: Brooklyn

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Families are chosen via lottery. Pre-registration is required.
Category: Nature, Family Camping

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