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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

GreenThumb Workshop: Build a Birdhouse

at Know Waste Lands Community Garden, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come and learn how to build a birdhouse to invite our feathery friends to the garden. This workshop is offered with Spanish translation.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

Garden Crafts for Adults

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Why should kids get to have all the fun? Due to popular demand, join Gardener Karen and Curator Kelsey for a fun afternoon of garden-related colonial and modern crafts for adults.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, History, Tours, Talks

Jul16

Summer Sports Experience at Chelsea Park

at Chelsea Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

Tai Chi

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
These classes offer the opportunity to learn the Taoist method, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul16

Libertad Urban Farm Community Workday

at Libertad Urban Farm, Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Please join the Libertad Urban Farm as they conduct a community workday at the farm.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jul16

Plein Air Paintings of the Bartow-Pell Gardens

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Paintings created outdoors capture the changing light and atmospheric mood of the historical landmarks and hidden treasures of the Bartow-Pell gardens and grounds.
Category: Art

Jul16

OB Kite Flying Festival

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come join us for the Ocean Breeze Kite Flying Festival! Bring your own kite, or come make one with us.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

Bronx Fiction Writers Group

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The Bronx Writers Center presents this exciting gathering of fiction and mystery writers adjacent to the Poe Cottage, where Poe wrote "The Cask of Amontillado."
Category: Talks
Free!

Jul16

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

Bike New York: Learn to Ride - Kids

at Under the Westside Highway Viaduct, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn to Ride - Kids is a free group class for children who are ready to ditch their training wheels and ride a two-wheeler for the first time.
Category: Education, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

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