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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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Friday, July 22, 2016

Jul22

Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Jul22

Seasonal Arts & Crafts: Fork Painting Flower Power

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids and parents will create painted flowers using forks.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul22

Summer Sports Experience at Grandview

at Grandview Playground (in The Big Park), Staten Island

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Grandview Playground on Fridays at 3:00pm-6:0pm to play Soccer and Volleyball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul22

Summer Sports Experience at Grandview Playground

at Grandview Playground (in The Big Park), Staten Island

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul22

The Uni Project at Sean's Place

at Sean's Place, Queens

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come read and draw with the Uni Project at Sean's Place!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul22

Randall's Island Historical Tour (North)

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Randall's Island has a rich, unique and varied history. RIPA’s staff loves nothing more than to share this fascinating history with interested visitors. Two colossal bridges,…
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Jul22

Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Make new friends and play some of the most exciting strategy board games at this social event.
Category: Games, Seniors
Free!

Jul22

Summer Sounds: Orquesta Finke

at Simeone Park, Queens

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Led by trombonist Tito Plana and percussionist Sam Diaz Jr. Orquesta Afinke is a Latin band featuring percussions, a swinging rhythmic section and a harmonic brass sound.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Jul22

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night - Square Dancing!

at Asser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
The folks at City Stompers invite you to get on your feet and move to the sounds of live American fiddle music. Let's all join hands for a Virginia Reel.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Seniors
Free!

Jul22

NYC Parks Arts, Culture & Fun Presents Sounds of Motown

at The Bandshell (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come out and enjoy the smooth blended sounds of Motown.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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