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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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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Aug16

Bryant Park Storytime: Cali Co Cat

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Bring the kids to the park for tails, meowsic, and arts and crafts.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Aug16

New York Road Runners : Walk, Jog, Run

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to properly walk, jog, or run with an instructor from New York Road Runners.
Category: Education, Fitness, Sports
Free!

Aug16

Shape Up NYC: Walk, Jog, or Run with NYRR

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The scenic and early morning setting paints the perfect picture to train your cardiovascular strength and endurance.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug16

CityParks PuppetMobile Presents Puss in Boots

at 111th Street and 53rd Avenue (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Despite his reputation as a sly trickster, Puss soon proves himself a caring friend to all, willing to help at any cost!
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug16

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

Aug16

Instructional Flag Football: Brooklyn (South)

at Turf Field (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Sign up today for our Citywide Flag Football League!
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Aug16

Come Play at Historic Harlem Parks this Summer

at Mt. Morris Park West and 124th Street (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Historic Harlem Parks for a free afternoon of basketball, hula hooping, board games, and more at our PlayMobile.
Category: Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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