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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

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!

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Jul11

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at "The New York Botanical Garden Bronx Green-Up, Moshulu Gate, Southern Blvd, across from Metro North 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

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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

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

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Kids
Jul11

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.9:30 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, fireworks, and more.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Games, Kids, Food, Fireworks
Free!

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Event
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

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

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

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome! You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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