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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 9, 2016

Jul 9

Bike New York: Learn to Ride - Adults

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With our safe, easy, effective method, Learn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike, as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit.
Category: Education, Sports, Learn To Ride
Free!

Jul 9

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.
Anne Shimojima will share the Japanese story "The Wave" and Megan Hicks will share the British story "Master of All Masters".
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 9

Fitness Party with Mark Fisher Fitness in Hudson Park!

at 544 West 35th Street (in Hudson Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Classes will include body-weight exercise for both beginners and advanced fitness ninjas!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul 9

GreenThumb Workshop: Art in the Garden Series: Natural Insect-Repellent Candles

at Brooklyn Bears Pacific Street Community Garden, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join GreenThumb as we create our own natural insect-repellent candles using citronella oil and soy wax.
Category: Education
Free!

Jul 9

Family Activity Day: Textile Artwork

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
In conjunction with our Harlem Needles Work exhibit, come explore the world of textile artwork.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History

Jul 9

Saltwater Fishing

at Harlem River Drive Greenway Park

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.
Category: Nature, Fishing
Free!

Jul 9

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
Jul 9

Meet the Bees Workshop: Hands-on in the Apiary

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Observe bee behavior in the gardens, then suit up in a hat and veil to peek inside a hive filled with 50,000 honeybees!
Category: Nature

Jul 9

Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights at the Wave Hill gardens.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Jul 9

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!

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