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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 23, 2013 (x) to August 30, 2017

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Aug 6

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Discover the Park's most artfully designed pastoral landscapes and romantic vistas on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours

Aug 6

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

Aug 6

Reading of 'Our Town' with UP Theater Company

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
“Our Town” is a classic play that touches on the themes of every day life and is sure to make audiences of any generation take a look at the world and people around them in a new light.
Category: Nature, Talks

Aug 6

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

Aug 6

What the Health Should I Eat? - Botanical Cocktail Making

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Make delicious summer cocktails that are also good for your health!
Category: Food

Aug 6

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

Aug 6

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

Aug 6

Hindu Lamp Ceremony

at Pebble Beach (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Help bring peace and harmony to our shoreline. Aeilushi Mistry will perform the traditional Hindu Aarti ceremony at the park. And, enjoy a dance performance by a guest artist.
Category: Best for Kids, Waterfront

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Aug 6

Family Camping: Bronx

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Connect to the natural world and bond with our family at our free overnight camping adventure in New York City's largest park.
Category: Nature, Family Camping

Aug 6

Garden Grooves

at Greene Acres Community Garden, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Enjoy the soothing sounds of live music from local musicians in the comfort of the New York Restoration Project’s outdoor spaces.
Category: Concerts

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