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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 16, 2016

Jul16

City of Water Day at Thomas Jefferson Park

at Thomas Jefferson Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Participants will take part in hands-on activity that teach how water and marine life samples are collected and tested to determine the health of the rivers marine habitat.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

Kayaking

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock!
Category: Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul16

50/50 Be Fit Qigong

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join us at Poe Park Visitor Center for a free, fun workout—50 percent low-Impact aerobics and 50 percent Qigong = 100 percent fit.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Jul16

Ranger's Choice: Island Hopping Canoe Adventure (Advanced)

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Spend a day exploring the islands that surround the Orchard Beach estuary by canoe. Experienced paddlers and ages 8 years and older only.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul16

Workshops at The Battery: Cooking Without Electricity

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Use bike blenders, hand choppers, and good old elbow grease to make delicious snacks without using electricity or a flame. Show off your cooking skills, or learn some new ones!
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Food
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Green Team provides essential horticultural care to the park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Jul16

Volunteer Garden Clean-Up Day

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Roll up your sleeves and don your gardening gloves to grow veggies in the Children’s Garden.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jul16

Bryant Park Moves with Limon Dance

at Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Free classes are led by former and current members of the internationally-renowned modern dance company, Limon Dance.
Category: Dance
Free!

Jul16

Isadora Duncan Children’s Dance Class

at Dongan Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Inspired by the natural movements of the human body, Isadora Duncan created a style of dance filled with skipping, running, and leaping, free, lyrical, and expressive upper body movements.
Category: Dance, Best for Kids, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

The Catholic Protectory - Parkchester Walk Tour

at Virginia Park, Bronx

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit historic Parkchester, once the country's largest housing development, with an eye to the colorful history of its predecessor the New York Catholic Protectory.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

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