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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

6th Annual Soundview Park Art & Music Festival

at Lafayette and Metcalf Avenues (in Soundview Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
There will be free performances for all ages, family-friendly fun, and educational activities, as well as fitness and recreational programming.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Fitness, History, Kids, Sports, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

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Jul12

Family Art Project: Friendly Vegetables and Microbes

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore edible plants with visiting artist and sculptor S.E. Nash. Then take a close-up look at the fantastic inner structures of fermented and fresh vegetables.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul12

Food Truck Rally

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Taste a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks
Category: Food
Free!

Jul12

Waterfront Walks: Guided Tours of Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about Brooklyn Bridge Park's unique history, sustainable design, and diverse ecology on these guided tours.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Jul12

Back to Beach

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Staten Island Borough President James S. Oddo and The Carl V. Bini Memorial Fund present Back to Beach, a free community event featuring live music, games, and more.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Games, Kids, Food
Free!

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Event
Jul12

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg is Brooklyn Flea’s giant all-food market, featuring 100+ vendors every Sunday serving everything from freshly frosted black and white cookies to giant turkey legs to…
Category: Food
Free!

Jul12

Trail of the Month: Blue Trail (Northwest)

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Traverse through the Bloodroot Valley area and learn about the history of Seaview Hospital.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

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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