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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 11, 2015

Jul11

Ezra Jack Keats Story Hour

at Imagination Playground (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Gather around Peter and Willy, the statue of two beloved Keats characters, for storytelling adventures brought to life by Tammy Hall. Sponsored by the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul11

Fun on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Visitors of all ages can come help Prospect Park Alliance staff take care of the potato plot, herb gardens, and berry patches by pulling weeds and helping to water.
Category: Nature

Jul11

Storytime & Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.
Category: Kids

Best For
Kids
Jul11

Guerilla Storytime

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
These fun pop-up readings with real librarians will offer families a chance to hear stories and sing songs in the park.
Category: Accessible, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul11

Pearls of Wisdom: Brooklyn Then & Now

at Jane Bailey Memorial Garden, Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Three locals share their experience through dynamic storytelling. A discussion will follow.
Category: Talks, Seniors
Free!

Jul11

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jul11

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History

Jul11

Literary Geographies: A Celebration of Queens Writers

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come listen to this public reading of Queens-based writers at Socrates Sculpture Park. Queens is one of the most diverse places in the world with over 150 languages spoken. This…
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul11

Ten Neighbors Community Garden Cleanup Day

at Ten Neighbors Community Garden, Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Please join the Ten Neighbors Community Garden for a cleanup day at the garden. They will be weeding, leveling the ground, and picking up garbage.
Category: Waterfront
Free!

Jul11

Family Camping at Marine Park

at Marine Park at E. 36th Street (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping throughout the spring. Families are chosen by lottery, to register visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, July 1.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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