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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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Sunday, August 13, 2017

Aug13

Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on August 7.
Category: Games, Sports, Fishing
Free!

Aug13

The Amazing Captain Faust at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Come see his slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that is sure to leave guests in awe.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

The Worldview of a Moderate Federalist: The Politics of Rufus King

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join historian and Rufus King expert David Gary to learn about how Rufus King viewed the world and sought to organize it through the lens of the Federalist Party.
Category: Education, History, Talks
Free!

Aug13

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Aug13

Queens Botanical Garden Activity Table

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Every weekend from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., please stop by our activity table to create something new.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug13

Central Park Conservancy Harlem Meer Performance Festival - Salsa

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Ernest “Chico” Alvarez Peraza is a Cuban-American vocalist and bandleader. Chico has actively been performing Afro-Cuban and Latin American music for the past 50 years.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug13

Handheld Games of the Past

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
put down the remote or controller and join Prospect Park Alliance to learn classic handheld games from the past like graces, hoops, quoits, horseshoes, and 9-pin bowling.
Category: Games, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

City Chicken: Prepare for Winter

at Imani Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Join us for a discussion on simple low cost ways to keep your chickens warm and dry for the winter.
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Aug13

The Amazing Captain Faust at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Come see his slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that is sure to leave guests in awe.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

Nature Walk

at Peter Stuyvesant Statue (in Stuyvesant Square), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
In addition to various flora and fauna, our park is frequented by squirrels, pigeons, and the occasional falcon or hawk.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids

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