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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 18, 2015

Jul18

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at 108th street & Riverside Drive

10:00 a.m.1:00 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!

Jul18

It's My Park at Claremont Park

at Claremont Gazebo (in Claremont Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with the Parks Department gardening team every Saturday morning, to do landscape maintenance at Claremont Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul18

Family Art Project: Floating Flowers

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Collage and piece together a mixture of buoyant materials cut from recycled foam trays, colorful foam sheets and reeds to make a lotus flower look-alike or other fanciful flowers.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul18

City of Water Day at Kaiser Park

at Bayview Avenue Entrance (in Kaiser Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for free, family-friendly activities during the day.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Fitness, History, Kids, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul18

Bronx Crime and Noir Writers Society - Talking the Talk: Writing Effective Dialogue

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This workshop will come together every third Saturday to participate in writing prompts, readings, and critiques.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Jul18

Learn To Ride for Kids

at Seward Park, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn how to ride a bike with our trained staff! Participants must bring their own bike and helmet.
Category: Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul18

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
Jul18

Bryant Park Juggling

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 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: Games
Free!

Jul18

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!

Jul18

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.
Julia Morris will share the story "The Wild Swans," by H.C. Andersen, and Julie Pasqual will tell the Puerto Rican story, "Juan Bobo and the Pig".
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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