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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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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Jul17

Learn To Draw

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Jul17

Adaptive Activities

at McCarren Play Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A sampling of adaptive sports. An excellent opportunity for adults and seniors with disabilities to play and learn modified sports. Recreation center membership is required. Visit…
Category: Accessible, Sports

Jul17

Paper Making Workshop by Nancy Benignus

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn how to make handmade recycled paper. This event is appropriate from the ages 10 to adults.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Jul17

Stories In The Garden: How Does Your Garden Grow?

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Each week, Wave Hill educators share some of their favorite nature stories. These stories––classics and more––will come to life through interactive readings,…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

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Jul17

Rock Your Seat

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

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Experience the sound of music as you workout to the beat without leaving your seat. Recreation Center membership is required to participate.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Seniors

Jul17

Bryant Park Mah Jongg Clinic

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

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Learn the American version of this social, strategy game hailing from China twice a month with free clinics in the park. Afternoon Classes, 3pm – 4:30pm: May 22, June…
Category: Games
Free!

Jul17

Volunteer with the Garden Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jul17

Summer in the Square: Performance by Peridance Contemporary Dance Company (Union Square Park)

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience Peridance’s amazing performances or participate in an exhilarating dance class each Thursday during Summer in the Square.
Category: Concerts, Dance
Free!

Jul17

GreenThumb Workshop: Creative Garden Design and Native Plant Giveaway

at Carolina Community Garden, Manhattan

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Please join Edie Kean, Landscape Architect and GreenThumb Staff as we explore the basic elements and best practices of designing planting spaces for your garden.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jul17

Kayaking

at Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

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