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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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from September 11, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, July 11, 2015


Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
In this beginner-level class, Irving Yee, a member of the William CC Chen Tai Chi School, introduces students to the internal martial arts and promotes an awareness of its benefits.
Category: Fitness


Bicycling Basics

at Putnam Avenue and Van Cortlandt Park South (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
It doesn’t matter if you’re 18 or 80, we’ll get you rolling in no time.
Category: Education, Sports, Learn To Ride, Outdoor Fitness


Community Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Calling all novice paddlers: Come explore the tidal section of the Bronx River and experience the beauty of estaury! Waterproof gear and footwear recommended.
Category: Nature, Kids, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

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Bike NY Pedal Stops

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Bike NY for Pedal Stops, a station with rider assistance, snacks, and information on cycling.
Category: Sports


Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Green Team meets every Saturday to provide essential horticultural care to the park. It is a wonderful opportunity to learn about gardening, enjoy nature, and make the park look its best.
Category: Volunteer


Youth Volleyball Clinic

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Get active on our beach volleyball courts. This clinic is designed for kids ages 12 and under. A parent or guardian must be present during the entire clinic.
Category: Kids, Sports

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at Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about the remarkable creatures of the East River as our scientists use a seining net to humanely catch and release these unique critters.
Category: Fishing


Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, History, Tours

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Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Games


Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Ben & Josslyn Wheeless will tell the story, "The Patchwork Quilt," by Joan Aiken. Rachel Rose Reid will tell the story "The Pea Blossom," by H.C. Andersen.
Category: Kids

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