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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 July 12, 2013 (x) to December 29, 2018

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Aug22

The Buzz about Bees

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
A local beekeeper and educator from Beezy Bees Honey visits to show a demonstration hive and beekeeping equipment, teach about different types of pollinators, and offer advice about how to attract pollinators to outdoor spaces.
Category: Education, Nature, Seniors, Wildlife
Free!

Aug22

Bryant Park Knitting Class

at Upper Terrace Gravel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join free beginner classes presented by Knitty City. Yarn and needles are provided.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Aug22

Painting Nature with the Art Student's League

at Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your child for a fun afternoon of painting the scenery around them, with Art Student's League's Pedro Rodriguez.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art
Free!

Aug22

Music Factory: Youth Tech Workshop

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Students learn to code everyday items (an apple!) to create musical instruments.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Youth Tech Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Rhythm Roulette: Youth Tech Workshops

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Kids learn how to make hip-hop beats and have the chance to sing and/or rap on those beats, if they choose.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Youth Tech Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Gallery Tour

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow will lead a tour of the exhibition Flora Fantastica! in the Glyndor Gallery.
Category: Art, Tours

Aug22

Music Video Madness: Youth Tech Workshop

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Kids can design, perform, and film a musical performance using the equipment from Hansborough's media lab!
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Youth Tech Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

3D Animation Music Video: Youth Tech Workshop

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Make your favorite characters dance to your tune and become the Dance Dance Revolution digital idol!
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Youth Tech Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Kids Le Petit Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids create their own miniature art to take home. The piece is small enough to carry in your pocket or in your hand.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

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!

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