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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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Sunday, July 12, 2015

Jul12

Checkmate 101

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come learn how to take your chess game to the next level!
Category: Education, Games
Free!

Jul12

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg is Brooklyn Flea’s giant all-food market, featuring 100+ vendors every Sunday serving everything from freshly frosted black and white cookies to giant turkey legs to…
Category: Food
Free!

Jul12

Waterfront Walks

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about the history of the Brooklyn waterfront, the park's sustainable design, and how it came to life during these park tours led by docents.
Category: Tours
Free!

Jul12

Back to Beach

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Staten Island Borough President James S. Oddo and The Carl V. Bini Memorial Fund present Back to Beach, a free community event featuring live music, games, and more.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Games, Kids, Food
Free!

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Jul12

Festival de las Flores: Day 2

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Festival de las Flores: Day 2 Sunday, July 12, beginning at 10am in Jackson Heights Fee: Free with Garden Admission Special tickets required for evening…
Category: Concerts, Nature, Festivals, Kids

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Jul12

Trail of the Month: Blue Trail (Northwest)

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Traverse through the Bloodroot Valley area and learn about the history of Seaview Hospital.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Jul12

Free Tai Chi in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA, these classes offer the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in…
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul12

Canoeing at Willow Lake

at Meadow Lake South (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures. For Intermediate Canoe programs some experience is preferred. Children aged 8 and older are welcome.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

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Jul12

Basic Canoeing

at Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 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
Free!

Jul12

Meditation

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Let nature inspire you to find your center and reconnect with your true self using guided mindfulness and other meditation practices.
Category: Fitness

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