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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

Le Petit Art-Still Life Water Colors

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature works of art (4"x6") or less using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art
Free!

Jul16

Continental Knit

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the Continental style of knitting. Learn how to hold your needles for Continental style, how to cast on, knit, and purl.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Jul16

Bike New York: Learn to Ride - Kids

at Williamsbridge Oval, Bronx

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn to Ride—Kids is a free group class for children who are ready to ditch their training wheels and ride a two-wheeler for the first time.
Category: Education, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Jul16

Presto Pete and Incredulous Chris Show at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
They are two brothers who have been performing around the east coast for the past four years, making kid's not only laugh, but also giggle and guffaw!
Category: Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

Bike New York: Learn to Ride-Adults

at Gershwin School (in Linden Park), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.4:00 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: Nature, Fitness, Learn To Ride
Free!

Jul16

Hudson Warehouse Shakespeare Workout

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This series of workshops cover elements of voice production, acting, and stage combat.
Category: Education, Festivals, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Jul16

The Sammie and Tudie Show at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Come see why Sammie and Tudie are New York's favorite comedy duo! With their signature brand of silliness, Sammie and Tudie will take both kids and parents on a wild ride of fun, magic, and zany props.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Bargemusic (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This one-hour, family-friendly performance includes a Q & A session with the musicians.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Jul16

Presto Pete and Incredulous Chris Show at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
They are two brothers who have been performing around the east coast for the past four years, making kid's not only laugh, but also giggle and guffaw!
Category: Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

Bimbo Rivas Anniversary Celebration at La Plaza Cultural

at La Plaza Cultural (in ), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for a celebration, workshop, and screening about the life, work, and legacy of community icon and artist, Bimbo Rivas.
Category: Accessible, Art, Festivals, Film, History, Seniors
Free!

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