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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 11, 2015

Jul 11

Bryant Park Reading Room: Kid Athletes: True Tales of Childhood from Sports Legends

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Kid Athletes: True Tales of Childhood from Sports Legends will be read by author David Stabler and a surprise sports hero.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 11

Saturday Sculpture Workshop

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Saturday Sculpture Workshops are organized for kids ages 5- 13 and their families. Workshops are free and offered in the park’s education area on a drop-in basis.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 11

Elizabeth Street Garden: Lady Bug Release

at Elizabeth Street Garden, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us as we release 6,000 ladybugs into the garden. Ladybugs are helpful to the environment and control pests in the landscape.
Category: Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 11

Playdates! in West Harlem Piers Park: Music with Patrick

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come have a family & friends play date at this outdoor kiddie party featuring children’s entertainers, arts & crafts, and neighborhood fun!
Category: Best for Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 11

Pop-Up Audubon: Macy’s Fishing Clinics

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
?This popular summer program offers kids 15 & under the opportunity to fish. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 11

Workshop: Medicinal Herbs

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
In this hands-on medicine making class we will focus on creating a home first aid kit for summer maladies.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature
Free!

Jul 11

4Knots Music Festival

at Pier 84, Manhattan

1:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Village Voice presents the 5th Annual 4Knots Music Festival, featuring performances by Super Furry Animals, Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, and more.
Category: Concerts

Jul 11

Nature Exploration Hike (moderate)

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. Moderate hikes feature longer, faster paced hikes on rugged terrain.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 11

"66 Square Feet" with Author Marie Viljoen

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Marie Viljoen's book "66 Square Feet–A Delicious Life" draws the reader into a world of unfolding city seasons, seen from the perspective of an expert gardener and cook.
Category: Talks
Free!

Jul 11

Drum Circle

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
We welcome the Shorakapok Earth Keepers for a social gathering and drum circle. Please join us and bring a snack to share!
Category: Concerts, Seniors
Free!

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