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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

Ranger's Choice: Flushing Freedom Mile

at Daniel Carter Beard Mall, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Flushing was home to a famous inventor, a passageway of the Underground Railroad, and has one of the city's few landmarked trees.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jul18

Bronx River History and Folklore

at Valentine-Varian House (in Valentine Varian House), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Mr. Stephen DeVillo has been doing research on the Bronx River for many years. Join him as he shares that research from his new book "Bronx River History and Folklore".
Category: Accessible, Education, History, Talks
Free!

Jul18

Youth Basketball Clinic

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s Summer Associates will coach your kids through basic basketball fundamentals like dribbling, shooting, passing and more! For kids ages 4-5.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul18

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may include origami, kirigami, decoupage, and collage.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Jul18

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
Jul18

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

Jul18

Eliza Day: A Mansion & Its Mistress

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Famed New Yorker Eliza Jumel, who rose from rags to riches, and her equally illustrious house will mark their anniversaries with a triple-barreled program at the Morris-Jumel Mansion.…
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks
Free!

Jul18

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Jul18

Paths to Pier 42 Summer Waterfront Celebration

at Pier 42, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Paths to Pier 42 brings art, design, and educational installations created in collaboration with neighborhood residents, and a series of public events, to the Lower East Side…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Festivals, Kids, Waterfront, Seniors, Fishing
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul18

High Bridge: Rebirth of the Harlem River - Meet & Greet Artists

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Meet and greet Duane Bailey-Castro, Nathan Kensinger and Wes Tarca, three NYC artists whose work: High Bridge: Rebirth of the Harlem River is on view from July 1-25 at the Poe…
Category: Art
Free!

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