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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 12, 2014

Jul12

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul12

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul12

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul12

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from the Conservancy horticulturalists who take care of this special place within the Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jul12

Paddling 101 (Basic)

at Van Cortlandt South and Major Deegan Expressway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jul12

Adult Art: In Full Bloom

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Experiment with techniques using intense color, linear precision, and intricate detail as we create vibrant, dynamic compositions in chalk pastels based on her unique works.
Category: Art, Seniors

Jul12

Seining and Fishing

at The Peninsula (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from your home.
Category: Nature, Fishing
Free!

Jul12

Meet The Bees: A Hands-On Adventure in the Apiary

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Get up close and personal with the bees of Wave Hill! Observe bee behavior in the gardens, then suit up in a hat and veil to peek inside a hive filled with 50,000 honeybees. Search…
Category: Education, Nature, Talks

Jul12

Talk: Poe At Fordham

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Mr. Angel Hernandez, Education Coordinator for the Bronx Historical society, will talk about the great writer's experience living in the Bronx.
Category: History, Talks
Free!

Jul12

City of Water Day at Kaiser Park

at Kaiser Park Entrance, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the history of Coney Island Creek, get your hands dirty with gardening projects, share your ideas for the park's future, and participate in fun,family-friendly activities.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Festivals, Fitness, History, Kids, Tours, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

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