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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 31, 2016

Jul31

Highbridge Park History

at 165th Street and Edgecombe Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Named after New York City’s oldest bridge, Highbridge Park is home to an unusual geologic makeup and an early engineering marvel that greet visitors who stroll the pathways north and south.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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Jul31

FULL: Bring Your Own Bike World's Fair History Tour

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Docent volunteers will guide the ride and talk about a dozen of the more than 40 World's Fair sites and relics in the park!
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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Event
Jul31

Youth Volleyball Clinics

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn how to play volleyball at our open clinics for kids! Recommended for ages four to 10.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul31

Bike New York: Bike Path Cruise Ride

at Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatics Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bike Path Cruise Rides are a partnership between Bike New York and Five Boro Bicycle Club (5BBC) to give novice adult cyclists more opportunities to sharpen their skills.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

Jul31

Bike New York: Learn to Ride: Adults

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

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
Free!

Jul31

Pier Kids at Brooklyn Bridge Park: Meet the Animals

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Volunteers for Wildlife to meet the animals on the Pier 6 lawns!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul31

Meditation

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Classic sessions include instruction in simple techniques, followed by 20 to 30 minutes of guided meditation led in partnership with Yoga for Bliss.
Category: Fitness

Jul31

Basketball Clinics

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Big and Little Skills Academy for dynamic basketball clinics for ages 8 to 17.
Category: Sports
Free!

Jul31

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

Jul31

Kayaking at South Beach

at South Beach Boardwalk at Ocean Avenue (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Kayak Staten Island for free public kayaking off the shore of South Beach.
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

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