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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

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Jul11

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
Jul11

Bryant Park Reading Room: Kid Athletes: True Tales of Childhood from Sports Legends

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Kid Athletes: True Tales of Childhood from Sports Legends will be read by author David Stabler and a surprise sports hero.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul11

Elizabeth Street Garden: Lady Bug Release

at Elizabeth Street Garden, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us as we release 6,000 ladybugs into the garden. Ladybugs are helpful to the environment and control pests in the landscape.
Category: Nature
Free!

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Event
Jul11

Saturday Sculpture Workshop

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Saturday Sculpture Workshops are organized for kids ages 5- 13 and their families. Workshops are free and offered in the park’s education area on a drop-in basis.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul11

Citizenship Classes for Adults

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.
Category: Education
Free!

Jul11

Playdates! in West Harlem Piers Park: Music with Patrick

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come have a family & friends play date at this outdoor kiddie party featuring children’s entertainers, arts & crafts, and neighborhood fun!
Category: Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul11

Pop-Up Audubon: Macy’s Fishing Clinics

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
?This popular summer program offers kids 15 & under the opportunity to fish. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait.
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul11

"66 Square Feet" with Author Marie Viljoen

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Marie Viljoen's book "66 Square Feet–A Delicious Life" draws the reader into a world of unfolding city seasons, seen from the perspective of an expert gardener and cook.
Category: Talks
Free!

Jul11

Workshop: Medicinal Herbs

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
In this hands-on medicine making class we will focus on creating a home first aid kit for summer maladies.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature
Free!

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