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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 July 4, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Jul30

Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.
Category: Art
Free!

Jul30

Summer on the Hudson Children's Performance Series presents Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
For decades, the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre has been bringing enjoyment to legions of people through its contemporary and innovative marionette productions based on children’s classics.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Kids, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul30

SummerStage Kids: Erik Zeidler & New York Wild! (Live Animals)

at Sachkerah Woods Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
New York Wild exhibits exotic animals in the most creative and innovative ways that make nature fascinating and appealing even to the most mainstream audiences.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul30

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Thrower Power

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul30

Waterfront Garden Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join an experienced member of our Horticulture Department and learn about the flowers that are growing on the island along the waterside.
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Jul30

Summer in the Square: Shira and Friends

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Combining its own original tunes with classics, Shira & Friends plays a mix of hand-clap-able, sing-along-able, danceable, always smile-inducing music.
Category: Concerts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul30

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour of tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jul30

Bryant Park Juggling

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 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: Education
Free!

Jul30

Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: Lunchtime Jazz

at West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music students will provide the soundtrack for lunch in Union Square Park held every week at noon in the west side seating area. (Free:…
Category: Concerts
Free!

Jul30

Iron Kids Competition

at Marcus Garvey Park, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The Iron Kids Competition consists of a short swim and half mile run.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids

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