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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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Monday, July 4, 2016

Jul 4

Binx 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.
Creating some of the funniest and most entertaining shows in New York City, Binx is excited to bring his show to Fantasy Shore.
Category: Best for Kids, Fourth of July, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 4

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights on this holiday Monday.
Category: Nature, Tours, Fourth of July
Free!

Jul 4

Omar Olusion's Fourth of July Block Party by Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Omar’s unique mix of creativity, passion, amusement, and magic will keep guests of all ages on their feet and entertained!
Category: Games, Best for Kids, Fourth of July
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 4

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: Nature, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 4

The Amazing Captain Faust at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
A Coney Island performer in the heart of Queens! Come see his slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that is sure to leave guests in awe.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 4

Binx 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

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
A local Staten Islander, Binx has been performing since 1999. Creating some of the funniest and most entertaining shows in New York City, Binx is excited to bring his show to Fantasy Shore.
Category: Best for Kids, Fourth of July, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 4

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: Top Gun

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

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The top-grossing film of 1986 features plenty of testosterone, noisy engines and the song “Take My Breath Away,” which won an Oscar and a Grammy.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Jul 4

Staten Island Philharmonic Concert and Fireworks

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The Staten Island Philharmonic performs "American Salute" at 6:00 p.m., followed by viewing of the citywide fireworks displays.
Category: Concerts, Best for Kids, Fourth of July, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront, Fireworks
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 4

Family Drumming: West African Drum and Dance

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
All are welcome to learn the traditional dances unique to West Africa. You can also bring your own drum and follow the guidance of our professional drumming teachers.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul 4

Ballet Barre

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

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Based on ballet techniques and movements, this class will engage muscles in focused exercises for a complete body workout.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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