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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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Saturday, July 1, 2017

Jul 1

Family Art Project: Nature’s Canvas Bags

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Create an image of watery ripples, waves, washes or sprays on an everyday canvas bag that you can take everywhere! Create it as a memento or to show off your love for water and nature.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 1

Kayaking

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

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Paddle on a sit-on-top kayak in the East River. Children under 18 must have an adult guardian present.
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Jul 1

Pop-Up Pool Free Swim

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Take in the sunshine and cool water at the Pier 2 Pop-Up Pool! The 30'x50' pool includes a sandy beach and play area with refreshing food and drinks from Lizzmonade.
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

Jul 1

It's My Park at Raymond Bush Playground

at Raymond Bush PlaygroundBrooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Good.Clean.Fun. to be active, stretch, and have fun while cleaning up trash at Raymond Bush Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul 1

It's My Park at Owl's Head Park

at 67th Street and Colonial Road Entrance (in Owl's Head Park)Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Owl's Head Hort Group to do horticultural beautification at Owl's Head Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 1

Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut

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

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads a class to tone and define your core, lower back, and glutes combined with cardio exercises that will maximize your fat-burning potential. Bring your own mat.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul 1

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 1

Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for Zumba in the park! Dance in the sun and get fit with friends at West Harlem Piers Park.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul 1

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Megan Hicks will share the English story "King Thrushbeard," and Navida Stein will share the Indian tale "Old Woman and the Pumpkin."
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 1

Compost 101

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the NYC Compost Project to learn how to reduce your waste and create “black gold” for your garden by composting leaves, kitchen scraps, garden trimmings, and weeds.
Category: Nature

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