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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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from January 22, 2013 (x) to August 30, 2017

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Jul30

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!

Jul30

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

Jul30

Ocean Breeze Strong Man/Woman Competition

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This competition is for men and women interested in testing their strength through various weight lifting challenges.
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Jul30

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul30

Photographer Jane Goodrich: New York Is My Playground

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join photographer Jane Goodrich as she shares her latest works and takes us on a parade around the park to prove New York City is truly for kids of all ages.
Category: Nature
Free!

Jul30

Get Up & Go! Family Adventure Race – Manhattan – 12PM

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Dyckman St. & Hudson River Manhattan, 10034 (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Supported by New York Road Runners This exciting and FREE parent-child race incorporates basic exercises and sports skills, and provides a healthy, one-hour dose of fun for all! Open…
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Jul30

Wish You Were Here: Vintage Postcards of Pelham Bay and City Island

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Tour bygone places and spaces of the east Bronx through hand-colored postcards, dating to the turn of the 19th century.
Category: Art, History

Jul30

Family Activity Day: Colonial Ice Cream

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a break from the summer heat and make your own colonial inspired ice cream! Learn about the history of ice cream during the 1700s, and different unusual flavors colonists enjoyed.
Category: History, Best for Kids, Food

Best For
Kids
Jul30

8th Annual Stan Michels Memorial Jazz Concert

at Stan Michels Promenade (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join the Fort Tryon Park Trust, NYC Parks, and the Michels family in honoring the late Council Member Stan Michels.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Jul30

Ashford Learning Garden Getting it Together

at Ashford Learning Center, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join Ashford Learning Garden for a day of enjoyment and learning about the garden. It will be a fun-filled day for all with face painting, arts and crafts, singing, and music.
Category: Nature
Free!

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