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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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Sunday, July 24, 2016

Jul24

Basketball Clinics

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Big and Little Skills Academy for dynamic basketball clinics for ages 8 to 17.
Category: Sports
Free!

Jul24

Plein Air Paintings of the Bartow-Pell Gardens

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Paintings created outdoors capture the changing light and atmospheric mood of the historical landmarks and hidden treasures of the Bartow-Pell gardens and grounds.
Category: Art

Jul24

Orchard Beach Lagoon Birding Canoe Excursion (Intermediate)

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Explore the Orchard Beach Lagoon, as we look for birds that live there. Prior canoe experience preferred.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Jul24

Central Park Conservancy Family Performance Festival: Arm of the Sea Theater

at The Great Hill (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Prepare to be enchanted by the larger-than-life puppetry, poetry, and evocative music of Arm of the Sea Puppet Theater.
Category: Education, Concerts, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul24

Arts, Culture, and Fun: Jazz Concert

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This summer, join us in the park for free jazz concerts, featuring talented young musicians from the world-renowned New School for Jazz.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Jul24

Wish You Were Here: Vintage Postcards of Pelham Bay and City Island

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Tour bygone places and spaces of the east Bronx through hand-colored postcards, dating to the turn of the 19th century.
Category: Art, History

Jul24

Self Defense Class for Women by Warrior Sisters

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This is a self defense class that is instructed by Warrior Sisters. The class is open to only females of all ages. There will be verbal and physical techniques…
Category: Education, Fitness, Talks
Free!

Jul24

Discovery Hike: Reptiles and Amphibians

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The summer forest is a great place to look for water snakes, basking turtles, leaping bullfrogs, and more. This happy herpetological walk follows the Yellow and Blue Trails past several ponds
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Jul24

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul24

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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