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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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Saturday, August 5, 2017

Aug 5

9th Annual Stan Michels Memorial Jazz Concert

at Stan Michels Promenade (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Fort Tryon Park Trust, NYC Parks, and the Michels family in honoring the late Council Member Stan Michels at the ninth annual Memorial Jazz Concert.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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Aug 5

Seining

at Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about the remarkable creatures of the East River as our scientists use a seining net to humanely catch and release these unique critters.
Category: Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Aug 5

Art Exhibition: Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County sponsored by Protectors of Pine Oak Woods, Staten Island’s land conservation organization. Come view original artwork celebrating nature…
Category: Birding, Nature, Art, Wildlife
Free!

Aug 5

Seasonal Garden Tours and Activity Table

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
On the first weekend of each month, explore seasonal garden highlights with our knowledgeable staff on a tour then check out our activity table!
Category: Best for Kids, Tours

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Hands-On-History: Green Thumb

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore farming firsthand by planting your own crop in King Manor’s backyard. Families with children are welcome.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Rocking the Boat: Free Community Rowing and Sailing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Through Community Rowing, you'll explore the Bronx River aboard student-built wooden row boats and learn about local waterways.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Fitness, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 5

The Magic of Omar Olusion at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Omar’s unique mix of creativity, passion, amusement, and magic will keep guests of all ages entertained!
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Paws to Read OutLOUD

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Kids are invited to hone their reading skills by reading aloud to JJ, a licensed therapy dog.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Illustrated Curatorial Talk: Floral Inspiration

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This presentation looks at the flowers of Glenview, the 1877 historic house at the Hudson River Museum.
Category: Art, History, Talks

Aug 5

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

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