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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 24, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Aug 11

Summer in the Square: Kids Activities

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Union Square Partnership for interactive children's activities and performances from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Sunset Park, Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 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 11

Dances for a Variable Population

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
A weekly dance class, promoting strong and creative movement, for adults of all ages and abilities.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug 11

Storytime at The Battery

at Labyrinth Farm (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Stories are geared towards children ages five years old to 8 years old, but all are welcome, so bring the whole family!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

at 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones (5 years old and under only) are welcome at Summer on the Hudson's introductory lessons in soccer and basketball.
Category: Accessible, Education, Festivals, Best for Kids, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Shape Up NYC: Stretching and Toning

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join a free exercise class that focuses on total body fitness through dance movements.
Category: Accessible, Fitness
Free!

Aug 11

Summer Sports Experience at McDonald Playground, Staten Island

at Mcdonald Playground (in McDonald Playground), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join NYC Parks at McDonald Playground on Thursdays from 10:00am-11:30 am to play Street Hockey All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Prospect Park Alliance Thursday Corps

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The group meets at a different location every week helping in a variety of landscape and horticultural projects.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug 11

Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come view original images of nature celebrating the natural environment of Staten Island.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug 11

Arts, Culture & Fun: Regeneration: Randi Ehrhart

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Regeneration is a three-dimensional installation featuring hundreds of entomology-based miniature sculpted works constructed from dead branches, dried leaves, and other organic material.
Category: Art
Free!

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