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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 8, 2017

Jul 8

It's My Park at St. Nicholas Park

at West 135th Street Plaza (in St. Nicholas Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with TRASH project to to clean and beautify St. Nicholas Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul 8

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance for a bird-watching walk and learn about Prospect Park's magnificent array of birds and how to identify them!
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Jul 8

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Creature Colony with Linda Ganjian

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
We will use clay, clothespins, and other materials to build creatures that represent something about us, but with superpowers.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

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Event
Jul 8

INSITU Dance Festival

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Twenty-five dance companies will present original dance work created in response to a specific site, setting up a chain of performances that lead the audience up and down the LIC waterfront.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 8

Family Cooking Classes by Allergic to Salad

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join culinary instructors of Allergic to Salad for a farm-to-table cooking experience to introduce your children to all aspects of cooking.
Category: Best for Kids, Food

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Family Fun Day

at Playground for All Children (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come out to the park for a fun family-friendly day of magic, games, arts and crafts, puppets, and more!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Rowing on Prospect Park Lake

at The Well House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Rowing is a beautifully simple, healthy, and empowering sport, and the ample waters of the lake are an ideal place to pursue its pleasures.
Category: Nature, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 8

Nature Center Adventures

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 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
Jul 8

Nature Center Adventures

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 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: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Rat Academy for Community Gardeners

at La Isla Garden, Bronx

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Do you see rats around your garden? Do you want to learn about safe and effective methods for rat prevention?
Category: Education
Free!

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