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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 6, 2016

Aug 6

Dance at Socrates

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Norte Maar’s Dance at Socrates offers a residency and performance program that brings New York-based choreographers and their dancers to Socrates’ unique waterfront environment.
Category: Dance, Art, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 6

What the Health Should I Eat? - Botanical Cocktail Making

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Make delicious summer cocktails that are also good for your health!
Category: Food

Aug 6

Hindu Lamp Ceremony

at Pebble Beach (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Help bring peace and harmony to our shoreline. Aeilushi Mistry will perform the traditional Hindu Aarti ceremony at the park. And, enjoy a dance performance by a guest artist.
Category: Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

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Aug 6

Family Camping: Bronx

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Connect to the natural world and bond with our family at our free overnight camping adventure in New York City's largest park.
Category: Nature, Family Camping
Free!

Aug 6

Family Camping: Staten Island

at Wolfes Pond Park (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families.
Category: Nature, Family Camping
Free!

Aug 6

Garden Grooves

at Greene Acres Community Garden, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Enjoy the soothing sounds of live music from local musicians in the comfort of the New York Restoration Project’s outdoor spaces.
Category: Concerts
Free!

Aug 6

Dreamland Roller Disco Skate Party

at Beach 108th Street Roller Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk), Queens

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Skate to incredible retro 70s, 80s, and 90s skate classics as the sun sets, the wave of the ocean crash beside you, and the salty sea air drifts through the rink.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Best for Kids, Outdoor Fitness, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

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Aug 6

Astronomy

at Owl's Head Park House (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Aug 6

Ranger's Choice: Little Red Lighthouse Lantern Tour

at Fort Washington Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join us as we explore this unique landmark at night.
Category: History, Best for Kids, Tours, Family Camping
Free!

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Aug 6

Arts, Culture & Fun: Paris Blues

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Bring a blanket, chair and friends and enjoy movies outdoors. In case of rain the event moves indoors.
Category: Accessible, Art, Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Seniors
Free!

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