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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 2, 2016

Aug 2

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
Free!

Aug 2

Hunts Point Summer Experience

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-13 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, softball and flag football!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

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
Aug 2

Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park

at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 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
Aug 2

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.3:50 p.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!

Aug 2

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island

at Clove Lakes Park Playground (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Clove Lakes Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00pm-6:00pm to play basketball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Bryant Park Juggling

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

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment will be provided.
Category: Best for Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Family Music with Coyote Pups

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
In this highly entertaining and educational class, music is used as a vehicle for kids to learn about the world around them.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

New York Euripides Summer Festival 2016 Presents Cyclops

at Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
On their way back to Ithaca, Odysseus and his companions confront the cyclops Polyphemus before escaping from Sicily.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

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