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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 1, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Jul12

Trail of the Month: Blue Trail (Northwest)

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join a fast-paced hike from the Greenbelt Nature Center to Bloodroot Valley, while learning about the fascinating history of Seaview Hospital.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Jul12

It's My Park: Volunteer at De Hostos Playground

at Eugenio Maria De Hostos Playground (in De Hostos Playground), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Partnerships for Parks at an It's My Park service project on Sunday, July 12th at De Hostos Playground in Brooklyn.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul12

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!

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

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

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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Jul12

Checkmate 101

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come learn how to take your chess game to the next level!
Category: Education, Games
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

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

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!

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