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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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Sunday, July 16, 2017

Jul16

Storytime Reading of Poetry for Kids: Walt Whitman

at The Grove (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

12:15 p.m.1:00 p.m.
This selection of 35 poems was edited by Whitman expert and New York University professor Karen Karbiener, who will be giving the reading of the poems.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

Wellness Workshop: Mandalas and Meditation

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

12:30 p.m.2:00 p.m.
See paintings inspired by mandalas—geometric patterns representing the circle of life and the energy of the universe. Then get centered with a few yoga poses.
Category: Nature, Art, Fitness, Tours

Jul16

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Forest Crew is open to community members who wish to drop in and volunteer on a weekly, bi-monthly, and monthly basis.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jul16

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Jul16

It's My Park at Skyline Playground

at Clyde Place and Prospect Avenue (in Skyline Playground), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We will be doing a general cleanup of the park, as well as maintaining our garden throughout the summer.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul16

Shelter Building

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are well versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jul16

Orienteering and Compasses

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On our orienteering hikes, you will learn the skills needed to navigate using only a map and compass.
Category: Education
Free!

Jul16

Birding: Hawk Watch

at Parking Lot (in Astoria Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Jul16

In Search of Something Special

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for a fun afternoon of crafts and activities designed for children of all abilities.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

Bronx Summer Concert Series at Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Pavilion (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come on out and enjoy some Salsa, Freestyle, Bachata, Merengue R& B, and Pop eveny Sunday through September 3. Zumba will also be provided.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

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