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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


Wave Hill Gallery Tour

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow for a tour of Glyndor Gallery exhibitions.Nature Pops! brings together 11 artists who interpret nature and the environment through a…
Category: Art, Tours


Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson welcomes all to join the Amateur Astronomers Association to gaze at the sun through a safe scope and see the central star of our solar system.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Festivals, Waterfront, Astronomy


Bike New York: Youth Bike Basics

at Linden Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This three-hour, on-bike class is designed as a next step for children ages 9+ who already know how to ride a bike but would like to refine their skills.
Category: Sports


CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours


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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