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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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Sunday, July 16, 2017

Jul16

Nature Center Adventures

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island 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: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

Tending to a Growing Garden

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Visitors of all ages can come help Prospect Park Alliance take care of the potato plot, herb gardens, and berry patches by pulling weeds and helping to water the plants.
Category: Best for Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

The Quarantine War Lecture

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a discussion of New York City history when Governor John King (Rufus King’s son) declared martial law in Staten Island, following riots.
Category: Education, History, Talks
Free!

Jul16

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Discover the Park's most artfully designed pastoral landscapes and romantic vistas on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Jul16

Music in the Garden: NYC Ska Orchestra

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
NYC Ska Orchestra’s 18-piece big band will bring its bold new sound, strikingly original compositions, and popular song arrangements to the garden!
Category: Concerts, Nature

Jul16

Nature Walk

at Peter Stuyvesant Statue (in Stuyvesant Square), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
In addition to various flora and fauna, our park is frequented by squirrels, pigeons, and the occasional falcon or hawk.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

Cido the Clown at Fantasy Forest

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
From his red nose to his big feet, Cido is a professional clown to the fullest.
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

Zumba with Dodge YMCA

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:30 p.m.5:30 a.m.
Dodge YMCA fitness instructor Alma Bonilla’s Zumba classes are so much fun you’ll forget that you’re burning calories! Registration begins at 4:00 p.m. before each class.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul16

Laughter in the Park 2017

at The Granite Prospect (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Catch up to two hours of stand up comedy performed by some of comedy's most innovative and talked about artists.
Category: Festivals, Theater, Free Summer Theater, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul16

Katz Concert Series: Dr. K's Motown Revue

at Springfield Park, Queens

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Cover band Dr. K's Motown Revue will be performing Motown hits!
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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