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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 9, 2016

Jul 9

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.
Anne Shimojima will share the Japanese story "The Wave" and Megan Hicks will share the British story "Master of All Masters".
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 9

Nature Exploration Hike (Moderate)

at Schmul Park, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On our hikes, you can gain orienteering skills, explore our city’s rich history, or just take an hour to unplug from the world.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Jul 9

Saltwater Fishing

at Harlem River Drive Greenway Park

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.
Category: Nature, Fishing
Free!

Jul 9

Paddling 101 (Basic)

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn to paddle with the Rangers; then use your new skills to explore the shores and learn about life at the lake.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 9

Bike New York: Street Skills Ride

at East River Bikeway at the Sixth Street Bridge (in John V. Lindsay East River Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Street Skills Rides are free weekend programs for adults and mature teens who want to increase their comfort and confidence when cycling on city streets.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Learn To Ride
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 9

GreenThumb Workshop: Art in the Garden Series: Natural Insect-Repellent Candles

at Brooklyn Bears Pacific Street Community Garden, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join GreenThumb as we create our own natural insect-repellent candles using citronella oil and soy wax.
Category: Education
Free!

Jul 9

Meet the Bees Workshop: Hands-on in the Apiary

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Observe bee behavior in the gardens, then suit up in a hat and veil to peek inside a hive filled with 50,000 honeybees!
Category: Nature

Jul 9

Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights at the Wave Hill gardens.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Jul 9

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Park House (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers may assist with caring for tree beds and garden beds, or general park clean up.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul 9

It's My Park at McCarren Park

at McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
When you go exercise in the park, borrow a pair of re-usable work gloves from Good.Clean.Fun to pick up some of the trash you may encounter along the way.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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