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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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Saturday, July 18, 2015

Jul18

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Julia Morris will share the story "The Wild Swans," by H.C. Andersen, and Julie Pasqual will tell the Puerto Rican story, "Juan Bobo and the Pig".
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul18

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour of tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jul18

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Yoga classes are free and designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel. Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha…
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul18

ESL Intermediate Class

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of reading and writing English from a certified ESL instructor.
Category: Education
Free!

Jul18

Introduction to Bird Watching

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Jul18

Pop-Up Audubon II: Fishing Fun

at North End of Esplanade (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to explore aquatic and avian ecology in Prospect Park.
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul18

Hands-on History: America the Beautiful

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Continue your 4th of July celebration at King Manor!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Kids, Fourth of July, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul18

Halsey Ralph & Howard Garden BBQ

at Halsey Ralph & Howard Community Garden, Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Have some fun at the Halsey Ralph & Howard Community Garden BBQ fundraiser and raffle.
Category: Food
Free!

Jul18

Saturday Sculpture Workshop

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Saturday Sculpture Workshops are organized for kids ages 5- 13 and their families. Workshops are free and offered in the park’s education area on a drop-in basis.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul18

Tiny Prints: Toddler Day

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Activities include big block building, scooter racing, puzzles. and music!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids

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