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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 23, 2016

Jul23

Family Tailgating Extravaganza

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This fun, family-friendly event includes favorite tailgating games such as corn hole, ladder ball, and horse shoes.
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul23

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
Jul23

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Category: Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jul23

Garden Walk: A Day in the Life of a Plant-Labeler

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day on a tour of the grounds as he explains labeling techniques and the mysteries of botanical Latin.
Category: Nature, Tours

Jul23

Bedford Park in the 1950s

at Valentine-Varian House (in Valentine Varian House), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Originally from the Bedford Park section, Ed will discuss his fond childhood memories and his experience watching the borough go through changes duirng the 1960s.
Category: History, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Jul23

Goalball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:45 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Goalball is a Paralympic sport for athletes with visual impairments.It is played by two teams of three who are blindfolded using a ball with bells inside.
Category: Accessible, Sports

Jul23

Bronx Kill Salt Marsh Tour

at Randall's Island Connector (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the Bronx Kill Salt Marsh to view wildlife up close, learn about the ecological importance of wetlands, and explore the waterfront.
Category: Tours
Free!

Jul23

Bonkerz the Clown at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Every Saturday during the Summer, Forest Park Carousel offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul23

Skats The Clown Show at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Skats the Clown has been bringing the funny to audiences for nearly two decades. His confusing style of clown comedy is guaranteed to bring out the inner child in everyone.
Category: Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul23

Storytime and Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids

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