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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 9, 2016

Jul 9

Walt Whitman Tours of Fort Greene Park

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn about the park's history and Walt Whitman's life during his days in Brooklyn.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Jul 9

Festival of Kites and Kayaks

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Using recycled materials, children and their families draw inspiration from the park’s fantastic view of the Manhattan skyline to build expressive kites, and then fly them in the park.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 9

Green Gems General Interest Meeting

at Green Gems (in ), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about the GreenThumb Program and the process to reopen Green Gems Community Garden.
Free!

Jul 9

Paddling 101 (Basic)

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn to paddle with the Rangers; then use your new skills to explore the shores and learn about life at the lake.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 9

Nature Exploration Hike (Moderate)

at Schmul Park, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On our hikes, you can gain orienteering skills, explore our city’s rich history, or just take an hour to unplug from the world.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Jul 9

It's My Park at St. Mary's Park

at 146th Street and St. Ann's Avenue (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Help clean and beautify the park, and stick around for exciting family programming and events.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 9

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Jul 9

Bike New York: Street Skills Ride

at East River Bikeway at the Sixth Street Bridge (in John V. Lindsay East River Park ), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Street Skills Rides are free weekend programs for adults and mature teens who want to increase their comfort and confidence when cycling on city streets.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Learn To Ride
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 9

Bike New York: Learn to Ride - Adults

at Near the baseball field (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With our safe, easy, effective method, 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: Education, Sports
Free!

Jul 9

Bike New York: Learn to Ride - Adults

at Boxcar Playground (in Crotona Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With our safe, easy, effective method, 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: Education, Sports, Learn To Ride
Free!

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