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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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Sunday, July 12, 2015

Jul12

Free Tai Chi in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA, these classes offer the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in…
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul12

Basic Canoeing

at Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures. Basic Canoe programs are great for all skill levels. Children aged 8 and older are welcome.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Jul12

Canoeing at Willow Lake

at Meadow Lake South (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures. For Intermediate Canoe programs some experience is preferred. Children aged 8 and older are welcome.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

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Jul12

Festival de las Flores: Day 2

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Festival de las Flores: Day 2 Sunday, July 12, beginning at 10am in Jackson Heights Fee: Free with Garden Admission Special tickets required for evening…
Category: Concerts, Nature, Festivals, Kids

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Event
Jul12

Pier Kids

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Sing, act, dance, and draw! Join us for a weekly family celebration of the arts. Engaging activities will vary each week and will be followed by art projects from Private Picassos.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul12

Checkmate 101

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come learn how to take your chess game to the next level!
Category: Education, Games
Free!

Jul12

Waterfront Walks

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about the history of the Brooklyn waterfront, the park's sustainable design, and how it came to life during these park tours led by docents.
Category: Tours
Free!

Jul12

Meditation

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Let nature inspire you to find your center and reconnect with your true self using guided mindfulness and other meditation practices.
Category: Fitness

Jul12

Pop-Up Audubon II: Fishing Fun

at North End of Esplanade (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to explore aquatic and avian ecology in Prospect Park.
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul12

Bones of an Old Dutch Farmhouse Tour

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Examine the white oak timbers (the bones) of Lefferts Historic House and the many layers that were added, subtracted and changed over the past 230 years.
Category: History, Tours

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