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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 May 27, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Jul 4

Skats the Clown

at Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Skats the Clown has been bringing the funny to audiences for nearly two decades. His confusing style of clown comedy is guaranteed to bring out the inner child in everyone. Combining…
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 4

Independence Day Celebration

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy the Annual Staten Island Philharmonic concert on the lawn (6:00 p.m.), followed by viewing of fireworks display.
Category: Concerts, Fourth of July, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront, Fireworks in NYC Parks
Free!

Jul 4

Hudson Warehouse: She Stoops to Conquer

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
In this play by Oliver Goldsmith, wealthy countryman Mr. Hardcastle arranges for his daughter Kate to meet Charles Marlow, the son of a rich Londoner, hoping the pair will marry.
Category: Art, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Jul 4

Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks

at Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This year, the 39th Annual Macy's 4th of July Fireworks returns to the East River and lights up the night from one of New York's most famous landmarks — the Brooklyn Bridge!
Category: Fourth of July, Fireworks in NYC Parks
Free!

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Jul 5

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Jul 5

Early Morning Birdwalk: Taking Wing

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This is the time of year when young birds outnumber adult birds. Join us in search of fledglings as they test their wings!
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 5

Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals, snake skeletons, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Jul 5

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Category: Education
Free!

Jul 5

Westchester Square History Walking Tour

at McDonald's, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit one of the oldest "villages" of The Bronx.
Category: Accessible, Education, History, Tours, Talks, Outdoor Fitness

Jul 5

Bryant Park Petanque Tournament

at Petanque Courts (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Carousel style doubles pétanque tournament for this popular game organized by La Boule New Yorkaise, NYC's championship-winning club.
Category: Games
Free!

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