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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 15, 2017

Jul15

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hear about the people who once called Wave Hill home, among them Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt, Bashford Dean and Arturo Toscanini.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Jul15

Art Exhibition: Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County sponsored by Protectors of Pine Oak Woods, Staten Island’s land conservation organization. Come view original artwork celebrating nature…
Category: Birding, Nature, Art, Wildlife
Free!

Jul15

NYC Parks Wheelchair Flag Football Clinic

at Victory Field (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Teams consist of six players and must include one female and one quadriplegic participant. The field is 60 yards by 22 yards with 8 yards at each end zone. First down marker lines are…
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

Jul15

Rocking the Boat: Free Community Rowing and Sailing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Through Community Rowing, you'll explore the Bronx River aboard student-built wooden row boats and learn about local waterways.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Fitness, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jul15

Basic Canoeing

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This program is first-come, first-served, for ages 8 years and older. All minors must be accompanied by an adult. Line may be closed prior to 2:30 p.m., due to demand.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Jul15

River House Celebration and 5k Canoe Challenge

at Starlight Docks (in Starlight Park), Bronx

2:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance in celebration of their new River House! There will be food, performances, and more!
Category: Dance, Festivals, Film, Games, Best for Kids, Tours, Free Summer Movies, Food, Kayaking and Canoeing, City of Water Day
Free!

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Jul15

Queens Botanical Garden Activity Table

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Every weekend from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., please stop by our activity table to create something new.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jul15

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Jul15

The Magic of Rogue by Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
As seen on America’s Got Talent, Rogue brings a combination of magic and comedy. With tons of audience interaction, this show is a mixture of music, flowers, fire, and animals.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul15

Nature Center Adventures

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts, and games and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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