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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 16, 2016

Jul16

Workshops at The Battery: Cooking Without Electricity

at Labyrinth Farm (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Use bike blenders, hand choppers, and good old elbow grease to make delicious snacks without using electricity or a flame. Show off your cooking skills, or learn some new ones!
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Food
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Green Team provides essential horticultural care to the park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Jul16

Volunteer Garden Clean-Up Day

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Roll up your sleeves and don your gardening gloves to grow veggies in the Children’s Garden.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jul16

Bryant Park Moves with Limon Dance

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Free classes are led by former and current members of the internationally-renowned modern dance company, Limon Dance.
Category: Dance
Free!

Jul16

Isadora Duncan Children’s Dance Class

at Dongan Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Inspired by the natural movements of the human body, Isadora Duncan created a style of dance filled with skipping, running, and leaping, free, lyrical, and expressive upper body movements.
Category: Dance, Best for Kids, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

The Catholic Protectory - Parkchester Walk Tour

at Virginia Park, Bronx

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit historic Parkchester, once the country's largest housing development, with an eye to the colorful history of its predecessor the New York Catholic Protectory.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Jul16

Sherman Creek Stewardship: City of Water Day

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us as we clean the shoreline of the Harlem River and Sherman Creek and learn more about the important life teeming within.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Jul16

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Discover the fascinating history of Wave Hill’s architecture and landscape on a walk with a Wave Hill Garden Guide.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jul16

Summer on the Hudson: Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This class is a fusion of Latin, international. and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Category: Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Jul16

Central Park Conservancy Chess Lecture and Simul Series

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn techniques from some of the best names in chess, and then put your new skills to the test in a simul with fellow players at our special chess lecture and simul series.
Category: Education, Games
Free!

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