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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 4, 2015

Jul 4

Family Camping at Fort Totten Park

at Fort Totten Park, Queens

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping throughout the summer. Families are chosen by lottery. To register please visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, June 24th
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 4

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!

Jul 4

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!

Jul 4

Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks

at Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn

9:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This year, the annual Macy's 4th of July Fireworks returns to the East River and lights up the night from one of New York's most famous landmarks—the Brooklyn Bridge!
Category: Festivals, Fourth of July, Fireworks
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 4

Coney Island's 2nd Annual Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular

at West 10th Street (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk), Brooklyn

9:45 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Celebrate Fourth of July at Coney Island Boardwalk! Enjoy the fireworks display over the beach.
Category: Kids, Fourth of July, Fireworks
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Jul 5

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!

Jul 5

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Jul 5

Early Morning Birdwalk: Taking Wing

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This is the time of year when young birds outnumber adult birds. Join us in search of fledglings as they test their wings!
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 5

Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals, snake skeletons, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Jul 5

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Category: Education
Free!

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