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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 23, 2016

Jul23

Compost 101

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the NYC Compost Project to learn how to reduce organic waste and create “black gold” for your garden by composting leaves, kitchen scraps, garden trimmings, and weeds.
Category: Education, Nature

Jul23

Gallery Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow for a tour of Glyndor Gallery exhibitions.
Category: Art, Tours
Free!

Jul23

Bike New York: Learn to Ride-Kids and Helmet Giveaway

at Chappetto Square, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn to Ride - Kids is a free group class for children who are ready to ditch their training wheels and ride a two-wheeler for the first time.
Category: Education, Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul23

Bedford-Stuyvesant Community Garden Walking Tour

at Heaven’s Gate Community Garden, Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Share gardening tips and garden histories with other community members while exploring these hidden garden jewels of Bedford-Stuyvesant.
Category: Education, Concerts, Nature, Tours
Free!

Jul23

CANCELLED: 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: History, Tours
Free!

Jul23

Le Petit Zen Art: Still Life

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

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

Jul23

Paper Arts & Crafts: Paper Cup Penguin

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts and crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul23

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson welcomes all to join the Amateur Astronomers Association to gaze at the sun through a safe scope and see the central star of our solar system.
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Jul23

Bonkerz the Clown at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Every Saturday during the Summer, Forest Park Carousel offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul23

Skats The Clown Show at Fantasy Shore 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.
Skats the Clown has been bringing the funny to audiences for nearly two decades. His confusing style of clown comedy is guaranteed to bring out the inner child in everyone.
Category: Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

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