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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 28, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Aug 27

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Plein Air Paintings of the Bartow-Pell Gardens

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Paintings created outdoors capture the changing light and atmospheric mood of the historical landmarks and hidden treasures of the Bartow-Pell gardens and grounds.
Category: Art

Aug 27

Omar's Summer Celebration at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Omar’s unique mix of creativity, passion, amusement, and magic will keep guests of all ages on their feet and entertained!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Ed Center Open Hours

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

1:00 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 much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Community Rowing

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

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Category: Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 27

AFROPUNK Festival Brooklyn

at Commodore Barry Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This year's performers include Ice Cube, Janelle Monae, Saul Williams, and more!
Category: Concerts

Must See
Event
Aug 27

Goalball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:45 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Goalball is a Paralympic sport for athletes with visual impairments.It is played by two teams of three who are blindfolded using a ball with bells inside.
Category: Accessible, Sports

Aug 27

Skats the Clown at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Skats the Clown has been bringing the funny to audiences for nearly two decades. His confusing style of clown comedy is guaranteed to bring out the inner child in everyone.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Theater, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Continental Knit

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the Continental style of knitting. Learn how to hold your needles for Continental style, how to cast on, knit, and purl.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Aug 27

Hudson River Canoe Adventure (Advanced)

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Prior canoeing or kayaking experience is required. Canoe programs are limited to ages 8 years old and older. Pre-registration is required.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

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