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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 29, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Aug19

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Aug19

Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make beautiful, fun things out of paper to give as a gift or keep for yourself
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Crochet Basics and Accessories - Adults

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of crochet: how to select your materials, gauge, yardage, tension, chain, single crochet, double crochet, and treble and slip stitch.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts
Free!

Aug19

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
Aug19

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
Aug19

It's My Park at Rev Lena Irons Unity Park

at Unity Park (in Rev Lena Irons Unity Park), Bronx

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Morrisania Band Project (a.k.a. MBP) to clean up and remove weeds at Rev Lena Irons Unity Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug19

Storytime with the Walt Whitman Library

at Prison Ship Martyrs Monument (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

2:45 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your blanket to the lawns by the Prison Ship Martyrs Monument and listen to librarians from the Walt Whitman branch of the Brooklyn Public Library read aloud to your favorite books!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Isadora Duncan Dance Performance

at Billings Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This will be a rare opportunity for audiences to see original Duncan choreography coached by dancers from Duncan's original troupes.
Category: Dance, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Cido The Clown at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
From his red nose to his big feet, Cido is a professional clown to the fullest. This clown magic show is sure to be fun for all!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Dance at Socrates

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Norte Maar’s Dance at Socrates returns for its fifth season, bringing dancemakers and their companies to a main stage set on the East River waterfront.
Category: Dance, Nature, Waterfront
Free!

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