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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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Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Jul 8

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 8

Greenbelt Peepers

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, observations, finger plays, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Dancercise

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Get in shape with dance moves while using weights.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Jul 8

Puppets in the Park: The Tales of Brier Rabbit

at 111th Street and 53rd Ave (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Tales of Brier Rabbit
Category: Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Education
Free!

Jul 8

Recycle-To-Art

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Have fun turning discardee materials into usable works of art. Children under 10 years must be accompanied by an adult. Wear clothes that can get messy.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Shape Up NYC: Glutes in Gear: Cardio & Toning

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Focus on your lower half in this belly-busting, booty shaping, two part class.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Jul 8

Accordions Around the World in Bryant Park

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Take a cross-cultural musical journey - from France to Colombia, from the Balkans to Louisiana, from Cumbia to Jazz, and more - with accordions, harmoniums, concertinas, and…
Category: Concerts, Art, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Jul 8

Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga with instructor Hollis Lewis in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and…
Category: Fitness, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 8

Summer on the Hudson Picture Show: Jurassic Park

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
This year’s theme:. Lawns, Parks, Estates & Forests – So many glorious green spaces Pack a picnic, bring a friend and settle in for a night of premier movies on the…
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

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