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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 February 12, 2013 (x) to December 15, 2018

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Aug 1

Ed Center Open Hours

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

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the park like never before with signature exhibits, interactive displays, and arts and crafts. This summer's themes will include pollination and the estuary.
Category: Nature
Free!

Aug 1

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Aug 1

34th Precinct National Night Out Against Crime

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
There will be prizes, Crime Prevention information, food, music, free raffles, arts and crafts, and games!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, National Night Out
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 1

NYC Parks Enforcement Patrol National Night Out at Hudson River Park

at Pier 26, Hudson River Park, Manhattan

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the New York City Parks Enforcement Patrol for the Annual National Night Out at Hudson River Park. There will be prizes, Crime Prevention information, music, arts and crafts, and…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, National Night Out
Free!

Aug 1

Basketball Clinic with BALSA

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join Big and Little Skills Academy for dynamic youth basketball clinics on Pier 2.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Signage for Inside the Garden

at Evergreen Community Garden (in Kissena Corridor Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Come paint educational, informational, and decorative signs to hang inside your garden. Bring your creative ideas. This is the perfect intergenerational workshop for the whole family.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature
Free!

Aug 1

Central Park Tour: East Side Evening Stroll

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us after work for a casual evening stroll from the southeast corner of the Park to Bethesda Terrace.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Aug 1

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night with Strictly Tango

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Spend Tuesday evenings in July and August experiencing the Taste of Tango! Make friends or dance with a new partner while enjoying tango music, stories, classes and…
Category: Dance
Free!

Aug 1

New York Euripides Summer Festival Presents The Madness of Hercules

at The East River Park Amphitheater (in John V. Lindsay East River Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Hercules is being driven insane by Madness and human beings trapped in a hostile world, sustained only by their love for one another and their sense of courage and nobility.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Aug 1

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside HIIT

at Terrace at 108th Street (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads a series of exercises with varied tempos that send your body into fat-burning overdrive and continue fat burning after you’ve completed your workout.
Category: Education, Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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