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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 23, 2017

Jul23

Paint a Community Mural

at Bayswater Playground (in Bayswater Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The mural will be outlined on the wall in advance, and artists at all levels and all ages are welcome to sign up for all or part of the painting process.
Category: Nature, Art, Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul23

Kayak Staten Island

at Page Avenue Beach, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join Kayak Staten Island for free public kayaking off the shore at a new location on Page Avenue in Tottenville.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jul23

Weekend Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance for fun nature activities in the park!
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul23

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Jul23

Sunday Tai Chi

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Waterfront
Free!

Jul23

It's My Park at Leif Ericson Park

at Leif Ericson Park Comfort Station (in Leif Ericson Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Parent Child Relationship to help with a general cleanup at Leif Ericson Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul23

The Uni Project at Sara D. Roosevelt Park - Hester Street

at Hester Street Crossing (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come read, draw, and explore with the Uni every Sunday in front of the Hester Street Playground in Sara D Roosevelt Park.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul23

Northern Manhattan Parks Hike (Vigorous)

at 110th Street and Morningside Drive (in Morningside Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head.
Category: Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul23

Kite Festival

at Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach (in Lemon Creek Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Let's go fly a kite! Bring your own kite, or come and make one as we learn how to fly kites during the Back to the Beach event.
Free!

Jul23

Sharks Among Us

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about local sharks, their behaviors, and summertime shark safety.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

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