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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 29, 2017

Jul29

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours
Free!

Jul29

Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make beautiful, fun things out of paper to give as a gift or keep for yourself
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul29

Nature Center Adventures

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul29

Nature Center Adventures

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul29

Young Dancemakers Company

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Young Dancemakers Company returns to Socrates with a concert of original choreography by NYC teens who have been touring their work throughout the city.
Category: Dance, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

Jul29

Henna Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the botanical and cultural importance of henna. Participants will tour the herb garden, learn to prepare henna paste, and try their hand at this unique art form.
Category: Education, Art, Best for Kids

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Jul29

Tending to a Growing Garden

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Visitors of all ages can come help Prospect Park Alliance take care of the potato plot, herb gardens, and berry patches by pulling weeds and helping to water the plants.
Category: Best for Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul29

Crochet Basics and Accessories - Adults

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of crochet: how to select your materials, gauge, yardage, tension, chain, single crochet, double crochet, and treble and slip stitch.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts
Free!

Jul29

Skats the Clown at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Combining magic and clownery, Skats makes everyone laugh out loud while also leaving them in amazement!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul29

Bargemusic Neighborhood Family Concerts: Music in Motion

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
On Saturdays, visit Bargemusic for a free one hour performance, including a question & answer session with the musicians.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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