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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

The Catholic Protectory - Parkchester Walk Tour

at Virginia Park, Bronx

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit historic Parkchester, once the country's largest housing development, with an eye to the colorful history of its predecessor the New York Catholic Protectory.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Jul16

Sherman Creek Stewardship: City of Water Day

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us as we clean the shoreline of the Harlem River and Sherman Creek and learn more about the important life teeming within.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Jul16

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Discover the fascinating history of Wave Hill’s architecture and landscape on a walk with a Wave Hill Garden Guide.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jul16

Summer on the Hudson: Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This class is a fusion of Latin, international. and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Category: Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Jul16

Central Park Conservancy Chess Lecture and Simul Series

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn techniques from some of the best names in chess, and then put your new skills to the test in a simul with fellow players at our special chess lecture and simul series.
Category: Education, Games
Free!

Jul16

Learn to Ride: Kids

at Howard Bennett Playground, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Most kids learn to ride in one session, but even if they don’t, they can join us for another free class!
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Jul16

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.
Julie Della Torre will share the H.C. Andersen story "The Swineherd" and Julie Pasqual will share the Puerto Rican story "Juan Bobo and the Pig".
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

Bike New York: Bicycling Basics

at Boxcar Playground (in Crotona Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This three-hour, on-bike class is for adults and mature teens who have recently learned how to ride a bike or who want to improve their core cycling skills.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

Jul16

Bike New York: Bike Practice

at Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bike Practice Session is a 2 hour, supervised practice session, not a structured class.
Category: Education, Fitness, Sports, Learn To Ride
Free!

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