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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

Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make beautiful, fun things out of paper to give as a gift or keep for yourself
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Gallery Tour

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow will lead a tour of current exhibitions in Glyndor Gallery.
Category: Art, Tours

Jul 8

Tending to a Growing Garden

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Visitors of all ages can come help Prospect Park Alliance take care of the potato plot, herb gardens, and berry patches by pulling weeds and helping to water the plants.
Category: Best for Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Volunteer Orientation

at 334 Furman Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Want to get more involved at Brooklyn Bridge Park this year? Learn about our volunteer positions and their schedules!
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 8

Crochet Basics and Accessories - Adults

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of crochet: how to select your materials, gauge, yardage, tension, chain, single crochet, double crochet, and treble and slip stitch.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts
Free!

Jul 8

Bargemusic Neighborhood Family Concerts: Music in Motion

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
On Saturdays, visit Bargemusic for a free one hour performance, including a question & answer session with the musicians.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Jul 8

CANCELLED: Rangers Choice: Family Camping and Fishing

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Join the Rangers for an overnight adventure that includes some evening fishing and a night in the park. Participants are chosen by lottery. Register on Wednesday, June 28.
Category: Family Camping
Free!

Jul 8

Fort Tryon Kids: Firefly Pajama Party

at Jacob Javits Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join Eva Neves, artist and educator, for a fun night of crafts, games, stories, and firefly catching!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Summer on the Hudson: Stargazing

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Join Amateur Astronomers Association to look and learn about the stars at night.
Category: Accessible, Education, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Jul 8

Movies Under the Stars: The Secret Life of Pets

at Paul Raimonda Playground, Queens

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Two mismatched mutts get lost in NYC due to their feuding, and must find their way home.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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