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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

Yoga for Gardeners

at Tranquility Garden, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
While we carefully tend to our plants’ health, self-care can get short shrift. Every gardener can avoid strain and injuries by practicing a few simple asanas. This class if for…
Category: Fitness
Free!

Jul11

Paddling 101 (Basic)

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn to paddle with the Rangers and then use your new skills to explore the shores and learn about life at the lake.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Jul11

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at "The New York Botanical Garden Bronx Green-Up, Moshulu Gate, Southern Blvd, across from Metro North station

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Jul11

ESL Intermediate Class

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of reading and writing English from a certified ESL instructor.
Category: Education
Free!

Jul11

Family Fun Day

at Playground for All Children (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Spend the day in the park out with the family. Enjoy arts and crafts, face painting, games, and much more.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
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!

Must See
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

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