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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

Pearls of Wisdom: Brooklyn Then & Now

at Jane Bailey Memorial Garden, Brooklyn

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

Jul11

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jul11

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

Jul11

Literary Geographies: A Celebration of Queens Writers

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come listen to this public reading of Queens-based writers at Socrates Sculpture Park. Queens is one of the most diverse places in the world with over 150 languages spoken. This…
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul11

Family Camping at Marine Park

at Marine Park at E. 36th Street (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping throughout the spring. Families are chosen by lottery, to register visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, July 1.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul11

Hudson Warehouse: She Stoops to Conquer

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
In this play by Oliver Goldsmith, wealthy countryman Mr. Hardcastle arranges for his daughter Kate to meet Charles Marlow, the son of a rich Londoner, hoping the pair will marry.
Category: Art, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Jul11

The Tempest by William Shakespeare

at Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Classical Theatre of Harlem presents The Tempest, by William Shakespeare at the Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park.
Category: Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Jul11

Movies in the Parks: Jurassic Park

at Willowbrook Park, Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free movies in our city's parks!
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Jul11

Movies in the Parks: The Amazing Spider Man 2

at Coffey Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Jul12

Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair

at Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to host Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair will be on view through November 8, 2015 in Highbridge Park located in northern Manhattan.
Category: Art, High Bridge
Free!

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