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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 9, 2016

Jul 9

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Category: Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 9

Nature Exploration Hike (Moderate)

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On our hikes, you can gain orienteering skills, explore our city’s rich history, or just take an hour to unplug from the world.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Jul 9

Goalball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:45 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Goalball is a Paralympic sport for athletes with visual impairments.It is played by two teams of three who are blindfolded using a ball with bells inside.
Category: Accessible, Sports

Jul 9

Celebrating the National Park Service Centennial: Photo Walk at Fort Wadsworth

at Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your camera and tour the neighboring Fort Wadsworth National Park with professional photographer Ed Coppola.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 9

Artists Professional Development: Working with Community

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bronx Council on the Arts presents a professional development workshop for Bronx artists, to assist emerging and established artists with building their professional careers as a business.
Category: Talks
Free!

Jul 9

Presto Pete and Incredulous Chris by Forest Park carousel!

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
They are two brothers who have been performing around the east coast for the past four years, making kid's not only laugh, but also giggle and guffaw!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
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Jul 9

Rivers Run Garden: Home Canning Workshop

at Rivers Run Community Garden, Bronx

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
This canning workshop, hosted by Just Food, will teach us a healthy way to preserve fresh fruits and vegetables.
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

Jul 9

CANCELLED: Paper Arts & Crafts

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 & crafts items to take home. Projects may include origami, decoupage, kirigami, collage, paper cutting, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Jul 9

Columbia Summer Winds Concert

at Billings Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
From Sousa marches to orchestral transcriptions, and Broadway showtunes to movie soundtracks, the music of Columbia Summer Winds will surely leave the audience clapping for more!
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Jul 9

Le Petit Art-Still Life Water Colors

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

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

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