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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

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Bill Gordh will share the Irish story "Three Daughters and a Mother's Blessing" and Laura Simms will share the Romanian story "The Wild Rose."
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for Zumba in the park! Dance in the sun and get fit with friends at West Harlem Piers Park.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul 8

It's My Park at Leif Ericson Park

at Leif Ericson Park Comfort Station (in Leif Ericson Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Parent Child Relationship for a general cleanup at Leif Ericson Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul 8

It's My Park at St. Mary's Park

at 146th Street and St. Ann's Avenue (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Healthy and Livable Mott Haven Partnership to beautify St. Mary's Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul 8

CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Westerleigh Park

at 168 Willard Ave Staten Island, 10314 (in Westerleigh Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of…
Category: Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

POSTPONED: It's My Park at Tompkinsville Park

at Tompkinsville Park, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Island Voice as they beautify Tompkinsville Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul 8

Earth Art: Creating Art in Nature

at East 88th Street and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This hands-on workshop will engage participants in their surrounding landscape to create site-specific art pieces from objects found in nature.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Jul 8

Farm & Compost Welcome Tours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 a.m.
In this one-hour tour, you will get a crash course on how we produce nutrient-rich compost from food scraps and horticultural waste.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Nature Exploration Hike (Moderate)

at Schmul Park, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On our hikes you may explore nature, discover our city's urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head.
Category: Hiking
Free!

Jul 8

Walt Whitman Walking Tour of Fort Greene Park

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Take a walk and learn more about history of Fort Greene Park from its Revolutionary War roots to becoming an official park with the urging of local resident Walt Whitman.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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