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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

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!

Jul 8

Summer on the Hudson: Play Dates!

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy monthly outdoor parties featuring children’s entertainers, arts and crafts, and neighborhood fun!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 8

Nature Exploration Hike (Moderate)

at Buddy Monument (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On our nature hikes, you can take an hour to unplug from the world and immerse yourself in the wonders of nature.
Category: Hiking
Free!

Jul 8

Queens Historical Society: Patriotic Picnic Fundraiser

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
You're invited to a post-Independence Day picnic celebration. Festivities will include food and beverages, as well as performances ranging from opera to indie grassroots music.
Category: Concerts, Nature, Festivals, History, Fourth of July

Jul 8

Art Exhibition: Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County sponsored by Protectors of Pine Oak Woods, Staten Island’s land conservation organization. Come view original artwork celebrating nature…
Category: Birding, Nature, Art, Wildlife
Free!

Jul 8

Wildflower Seed Balls

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Use our locally-produced compost to create native wildflower seed balls. Take home your seed ball to introduce native wildflowers to your neighborhood!
Category: Nature

Jul 8

Rocking the Boat: Free Community Rowing and Sailing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Through Community Rowing, you'll explore the Bronx River aboard student-built wooden row boats and learn about local waterways.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Fitness, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 8

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jul 8

Queens Botanical Garden Activity Table

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Every weekend from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., please stop by our activity table to create something new.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

The Sammie & Tudie Show at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Every Saturday during the Summer, Forest Park Carousel offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00pm and 4:00pm.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Dance, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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