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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 August 16, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Aug17

Art Workshop: Mixed-Media Floral Abstractions - Day 2

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Using pastel, collage, and transfer techniques, reinvent your favorite flowers in a mixed-media artwork.
Category: Art

Aug17

Pop-Up Pool Free Swim

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Take in the sunshine and cool water at the Pier 2 Pop-Up Pool! The 30'x50' pool includes a sandy beach and play area with refreshing food and drinks from Lizzmonade.
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

Aug17

A Morning of Music with Darlene Graham

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Darlene Graham entertains children of all ages with her interactive and exciting performance.
Category: Best for Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

It's My Park at Claremont Park

at Mt. Eden Parkway and Morris Avenue (in Claremont Park), Bronx

10:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with New York Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner to help beautify Claremont Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug17

Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

10:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience teaches an abundant array of sports activities. Sports include basketball, flag football, soccer, track, kickball, and more!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Stories In The Shade

at Playground for All Children (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join us in Pelham Bay Park for stories and fun as part of the New York Public Library’s Summer Reading Program.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Special Express Arts 2

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art workshop engages special needs adults through art for self expression.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Aug17

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug17

Summer Fun

at Charybdis Playground (in Astoria Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for a day of crafts, games, and sports activities with our Kids in Motion staff.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Hudson Yards Farmers Market

at No. 7 Train Station Entrance (in Hudson Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Buy fresh produce and prepared foods every Thursday at the Hudson Yards Farmers Market in front of the #7 train station on 34th Street between 10th Avenue and 11th Avenue.
Category: Accessible, Markets, Food

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