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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 25, 2015

Jul25

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Jul25

Pearls of Wisdom: Brooklyn Then & Now

at Gil Hodges Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Three locals share their experience through dynamic storytelling.
Category: Talks, Seniors
Free!

Jul25

Cido the Clown

at Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 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: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul25

Guerilla Storytime

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
These fun pop-up readings with real librarians will offer families a chance to hear stories and sing songs in the park.
Category: Accessible, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul25

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History

Jul25

Youth Basketball Clinic

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s Summer Associates will coach your kids through basic basketball fundamentals like dribbling, shooting, passing and more! For kids ages 4-5.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul25

Basic Canoeing

at The Peninsula (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures. Basic Canoe programs are great for all skill levels. Children aged 8 and older are welcome.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jul25

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family-friendly concert.
Category: Concerts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul25

Shakespeare in the Park: The Merry Wives of Windsor

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Hip to Hip Theater Company presents The Merry Wives of Windstor at the Red Stapes south of Van Cortlandt House Museum. Preceded by a 4:30 p.m. children's workshop.
Category: Art, Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul25

Taikoza Concert in the Park

at Lawn area behind the track and field area (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Taikoza has created a new sound using the thunderous rhythms of the ancestral Taiko drums and the magical sounds of the bamboo flutes.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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