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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

Le Petit Art-Still Life Water Colors

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature works of art (4"x6") or less using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art
Free!

Jul 9

Making Magic with Ethan Show at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Ethan’s philosophy is that magic is meant to be created and shared with people; it should not simply be designed to trick the crowd.
Category: Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 9

Bike New York: Learn to Ride-Adults

at Linden Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn to Ride—Adults is a free class for adults and mature teens who are ready to ride. Doesn’t matter if you’re 18 or 80, we’ll get you rolling in no time!
Category: Education, Fitness, Sports
Free!

Jul 9

Bike New York: Bicycling Basics

at Bradhurst Avenue at 152nd Street (in Jackie Robinson Park), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This three-hour, on-bike class is for adults and mature teens who have recently learned how to ride a bike or who want to improve their core cycling skills.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

Jul 9

CANCELLED: Le Petit Art

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature works of art (4"x6") or less using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art
Free!

Jul 9

Duel Re-creation

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Witness a re-creation of a pistol duel, much like the one between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr!
Category: History, Theater

Must See
Event
Jul 9

Folly to Function Opening

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Socrates Sculpture Park and The Architectural League of New York are pleased to announce this year’s winning proposal for Folly, an annual juried competition for architects and designers.
Category: Art
Free!

Jul 9

Presto Pete and Incredulous Chris by Forest Park carousel!

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
They are two brothers who have been performing around the east coast for the past four years, making kid's not only laugh, but also giggle and guffaw!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 9

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Bargemusic (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This one-hour, family-friendly performance includes a Q & A session with the musicians.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Jul 9

Making Magic with Ethan Show at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Ethan’s philosophy is that magic is meant to be created and shared with people; it should not simply be designed to trick the crowd.
Category: Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

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