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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 11, 2015

Jul11

GreenThumb Workshop: Tea for 2 Billion Organisms

at Moravian Churches Community Garden, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This workshop will teach you everything you need to know to successfully use compost in your garden.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jul11

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.
Ben & Josslyn Wheeless will tell the story, "The Patchwork Quilt," by Joan Aiken. Rachel Rose Reid will tell the story "The Pea Blossom," by H.C. Andersen.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul11

Festival de las Flores

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
See some of the completed floral creations, view the works in progress, and enjoy music and dance performances throughout the afternoon.
Category: Education, Concerts, Festivals, History, Kids, Food

Best For
Kids
Jul11

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!

Jul11

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, History, Tours

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Event
Jul11

Saltwater Fishing

at 135th Street Entrance (in ), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program. All equipment is provided and most programs are first come, first served.
Category: Nature, Fishing
Free!

Jul11

Yoga for Gardeners

at Tranquility Garden, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
While we carefully tend to our plants’ health, self-care can get short shrift. Every gardener can avoid strain and injuries by practicing a few simple asanas. This class if for…
Category: Fitness
Free!

Jul11

Paddling 101 (Basic)

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn to paddle with the Rangers and then use your new skills to explore the shores and learn about life at the lake.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Jul11

Training and Mapping 7/11

at "The New York Botanical Garden Bronx Green-Up 2900 Southern Boulevard Bronx, NY 10458" We will meet at the Moshulu Gate entrance to NYBG, across the street from Metro North Botanical Garden station.

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Jul11

Saturday Morning Arts and Crafts

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us at the Conference House Visitor Center to make nature-inspired arts and crafts to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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