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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 10, 2016

Jul10

Checkmate 101

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come learn how to take your chess game to the next level with Zeebedee Collins! Best for beginners; limited boards available.
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul10

World's Fair History Tour

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Meet us at the Unisphere on the second Sunday of each month for a free one-hour walking tour of World's Fair icons.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul10

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Jul10

Learn to Ride: Adults

at Putnam Avenue and Van Cortlandt Park South (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike, as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit.
Category: Sports, Learn To Ride
Free!

Jul10

Canoeing Willow Lake (Intermediate)

at Willow Lake (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Experienced canoe paddlers can enjoy this Urban Park Ranger-led program on the open waters of Flushing Meadows Corona Park's Willow Lake.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Jul10

Basic Canoeing

at Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Let the Urban Park Rangers introduce you to the basics of canoeing. For ages 8 years and older only. First come, first served.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul10

Youth Volleyball Clinics

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn how to play volleyball at our open clinics for kids! Recommended for ages four to 10.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul10

Bike New York: Learn to Ride-Adults

at Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatics Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn to Ride—Adults is a free class for adults and mature teens who are ready to ride. Doesn’t matter if you’re 18 or 80, we’ll get you rolling in no time!
Category: Fitness, Sports, Learn To Ride, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul10

Bike New York: Bike Practice

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bike Practice Session is a 2 hour, supervised practice session, not a structured class. Participants can practice on one of Bike New York’s loaner bikes (if you register in advance).
Category: Education, Fitness, Sports, Learn To Ride
Free!

Jul10

Pier Kids at Brooklyn Bridge Park: Arm Of the Sea Theater presents Hook, Line, And Sinker

at 334 Furman Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Hook, line, and sinker is Arm Of The Sea’s newest production that tells the tale of fishing in the Hudson River.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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