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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 27, 2014

Jul27

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72 Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
On this east-west walk you will see a hidden bench that tells time, miniature boats powered by the wind, a magnificent sculpture celebrating fresh water, and much more.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jul27

Family Performance Festival: EarthCapades

at Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Watch the amazing tricks and flips of this circus troupe as they teach you about ecological diversity, the inherent right for all species to live in a safe and healthy environment, and…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

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Jul27

CANCELED: Sandcastle Contest

at Beach 117th Street (in Rockaway Beach), Queens

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Build sandcastles at this 20th annual contest with Urban Park Ranger activities and prizes for several age categories. Bring buckets and tools. No experience necessary. Sponsored…
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Kayaking

at South Beach Boardwalk at Ocean Avenue (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a 15-minute trial paddle off the shoreline.
Category: Nature, Kids, Sports, Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Conference House Tours

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to The Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the…
Category: Education, History, Tours

Jul27

Dragonflies Demystified at High Rock Park

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.
See dragonflies up close and personal and learn their special secrets.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

"Tycoon Dog" Live Performance

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
"The band's unforgettable songs, spellbinding improvisations, and breathtaking lights and sound create what we believe will become the classic rock of the future."
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Jul27

Bryant Park Le Carrousel: Magique

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Le Carrousel Magique with Chris Capehart
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Bryant Park Kids Time: Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Though kids games are available whenever we are open, the Kids Time Game Social lets the little ones enjoy games geared especially towards them.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Learn about the park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

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