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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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Friday, August 4, 2017

Aug 4

Rush Summer Session at 99 Plymouth Art Exhibit

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.11:00 p.m.
Come to 99 Plymouth and see the brilliant, site-specific murals created by the talented students of the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation’s Summer Session.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug 4

Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Plant Patterns

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The artists use plants’ impressive natural characteristics as a means to explore various themes in their graphic works.
Category: Accessible, Art, Seniors
Free!

Aug 4

The Bronx Meets East Africa

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Bronx Meets East Africa is an exhibition showcasing East African artists and their emerging relationships to the Bronx community.
Category: Accessible, Art, History
Free!

Aug 4

It's My Park at Rock Garden Park

at Rock Garden Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with PS 811 - District 75 Special Education School to beautify, remove weeds, and clean up Rock Garden Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug 4

Pop-Up Pool Free Swim

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Take in the sunshine and cool water at the Pier 2 Pop-Up Pool! The 30'x50' pool includes a sandy beach and play area with refreshing food and drinks from Lizzmonade.
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

Aug 4

Discovery Walk for Families: Belvedere's Kingdom

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Explore the landscape surrounding Belvedere Castle in full spring glory—the expansive views from Vista Rock, colorful blooms of Shakespeare Garden, and the diverse flora and…
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Aug 4

Garden Camp for Kids

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Gardener Karen Waltuch leads the group of young plant enthusiasts through activity-based lessons about gardens, bugs, soil, colonial history, and everything in between!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

10:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience teaches an abundant array of sports activities. Sports include basketball, flag football, soccer, track, kickball, and more!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Artastic!

at Buz O' Rourke Playground (in Crocheron Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for a day of arts & craft activities, led by our Kids in Motion staff.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

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