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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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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Aug17

Recycle-to-Art-Scrap Glam Jelly Fish

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make a glamorous jelly fish out of Styrofoam cups to take home. This is a fun activity for kids and parents.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Aug17

Sports Unlimited

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Instructional Flag Football: Brooklyn (North)

at McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Sign up today for our Citywide Flag Football League!
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Aug17

NYC Parks and El Museo del Barrio Present Pop-Up Arte

at James Weldon Johnson Playground, Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Families! Kids! Join us for fun-filled sessions of art in June, July and August throughout Harlem. El Museo del Barrio will offer art-making workshops at select locations. All…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Corporal Thompson Park

at Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park), Staten Island

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Instructional Flag Football: Manhattan

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

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

Aug17

FLOW.16 Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Come meet the artists and hear more about their inspirations and challenges in creating these unique pieces of outdoor public art.
Category: Art, Tours
Free!

Aug17

Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Make new friends and play some of the most exciting strategy board games at this social event.
Category: Games, Seniors
Free!

Aug17

GreenThumb Workshop: Power of Herbs

at Surfside Community Garden, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Let us explore the ancient art of herbs for arthritis, asthma, diabetes, blood pressure, beauty care, and much more.
Category: Education, Nature, Food
Free!

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