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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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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Jul21

Exhibition - SPF16: NYC Pools and Beaches in Contemporary Photography

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Celebrate the 2016 summer season with an exhibition of contemporary photography that highlights the city’s most popular warm weather amenities—its public pools and beaches.
Category: Art
Free!

Jul21

Summer in the Square: Kids Activities

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Union Square Partnership for interactive children's activities and performances from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Sunset Park, Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Dances for a Variable Population

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
A weekly dance class, promoting strong and creative movement, for adults of all ages and abilities.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Jul21

It's My Park at McLaughlin Park

at Corner of Jay Street and Cathedral Place (in McLaughlin Park), Brooklyn

9:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Volunteers will pull weeds, remove waste, and may have the opportunity to plant in the garden. We look forward to beautifying McLaughlin Park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul21

It's My Park at Gateway Triangle

at Gateway Triangle, Brooklyn

9:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with League Education & Treatment Center to help care for Gateway Triangle through weeding, litter removal, and leaf raking.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul21

Storytime at The Battery

at Labyrinth Farm (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Stories are geared towards children ages five years old to 8 years old, but all are welcome, so bring the whole family!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Landmark at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Marking Socrates Sculpture Park’s 30th anniversary, the park presents Landmark, a series of artist commissions and projects that transforms the land both physically and symbolically.
Category: Accessible, Art, Waterfront
Free!

Jul21

Prospect Park Alliance Thursday Corps

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The group meets at a different location every week helping in a variety of landscape and horticultural projects.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jul21

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids

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