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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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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Jul21

CityParks PuppetMobile Presents Puss in Boots

at Sachkerah Woods Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Despite his reputation as a sly trickster, Puss soon proves himself a caring friend to all, willing to help at any cost!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

A.M. Stretch

at Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This class will help build range of motion from head to toe, correct posture, and help students understand the difference between pain and a stretch.
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Jul21

Obstacle Adventure Race

at Riverside Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants are invited to run our 1 mile obstacle course with over 10 physical challenges and obstacles! Open to children and youth ages 6 to 17 years.
Category: Games, Best for Kids, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Archaeology Camp for Kids

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Campers will have the chance to get their hands dirty while learning how to excavate an archaeological site with a pseudo-dig!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Sports & Fitness Day

at Bowne Playground, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon of sports and fitness activities, such as drills, relay races, games, and more!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Thursday Evening Hours at the Merchant’s House Museum

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Beginning May 7, 2015, the Merchant’s House Museum and Garden will be open to the public for tours on Thursday evenings until 8 p.m. A guided tour, included with Museum…

Jul21

Bryant Park Juggling

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Summer in the Square: Lunchtime Jazz

at West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Grab your lunch for special lunchtime performances by The New School for Jazz. Let these incredible artists provide the soundtrack for your meal while enjoying the park's beauty.
Category: Concerts
Free!

Jul21

Summer Sports Experience at Corporal Thompson Field, Staten Island

at Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Corporal Thompson Field on Thursdays from 12:00pm-2:00pm to play Flag Football. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Category: Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Jul21

Broadway in Bryant Park

at Bryant Park Stage (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The best of musicals on and off Broadway showcase their hits, plus lots of surprises from other Broadway shows. Hosted by LiteFM DJs.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

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