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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

SummerStage: Vicentico / Ximena Sariñana / No Te Va Gustar

at Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
In association with the Latin Alternative Music Conference, Summerstage presents Vicentico, Ximena Sariñana, and No Te Va Gustar.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul11

Ezra Jack Keats Story Hour

at Imagination Playground (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Gather around Peter and Willy, the statue of two beloved Keats characters, for storytelling adventures brought to life by Tammy Hall. Sponsored by the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul11

Fun on the Farm

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Visitors of all ages can come help Prospect Park Alliance staff take care of the potato plot, herb gardens, and berry patches by pulling weeds and helping to water.
Category: Nature

Jul11

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Jul11

Storytime & Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.
Category: Kids

Best For
Kids
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

Wave Hill Gallery Tour

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Curatorial Fellow for a tour of current exhibitions.
Category: Art, Tours
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

The Magic of Omar Olusion

at Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
With over 15 years of experience, Omar’s funny and fresh approach to magic is sure to leave everyone laughing and guessing.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul11

Guerilla Storytime

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
These fun pop-up readings with real librarians will offer families a chance to hear stories and sing songs in the park.
Category: Accessible, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

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