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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 16, 2016

Jul16

Learn to Ride: Kids

at Howard Bennett Playground, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Most kids learn to ride in one session, but even if they don’t, they can join us for another free class!
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

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

Jul16

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Julie Della Torre will share the H.C. Andersen story "The Swineherd" and Julie Pasqual will share the Puerto Rican story "Juan Bobo and the Pig".
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

Bike New York: Bicycling Basics

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This three-hour, on-bike class is for adults and mature teens who have recently learned how to ride a bike or who want to improve their core cycling skills.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

Jul16

Bike New York: Bike Practice

at Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bike Practice Session is a 2 hour, supervised practice session, not a structured class.
Category: Education, Fitness, Sports, Learn To Ride
Free!

Jul16

GreenThumb Workshop: Build a Birdhouse

at Know Waste Lands Community Garden, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come and learn how to build a birdhouse to invite our feathery friends to the garden. This workshop is offered with Spanish translation.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

Garden Crafts for Adults

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Why should kids get to have all the fun? Due to popular demand, join Gardener Karen and Curator Kelsey for a fun afternoon of garden-related colonial and modern crafts for adults.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, History, Tours, Talks

Jul16

Summer Sports Experience at Chelsea Park

at Chelsea Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

Tai Chi

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
These classes offer the opportunity to learn the Taoist method, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul16

Libertad Urban Farm Community Workday

at Libertad Urban Farm, Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Please join the Libertad Urban Farm as they conduct a community workday at the farm.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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