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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

Jul 23

GreenThumb Workshop: Build a Birdhouse

at College Avenue Garden, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come and learn how to build a birdhouse to invite our feathery friends to the garden. This workshop is offered with Spanish translation.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 23

CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: History, Tours

Jul 23

Summer Sports Experience at Chelsea Park

at Chelsea Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 23

Basic Canoeing

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on a canoe adventure on the gentle waters of the Prospect Park Lake.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Jul 23

Tai Chi

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
These classes offer the opportunity to learn the Taoist method, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul 23

Plein Air Paintings of the Bartow-Pell Gardens

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Paintings created outdoors capture the changing light and atmospheric mood of the historical landmarks and hidden treasures of the Bartow-Pell gardens and grounds.
Category: Art

Jul 23

Family Tailgating Extravaganza

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This fun, family-friendly event includes favorite tailgating games such as corn hole, ladder ball, and horse shoes.
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 23

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 23

Clifford the Big Red Dog

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Clifford’s back with enough stories, fun, and games to make up a pawfect day.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 23

Wish You Were Here: Vintage Postcards of Pelham Bay and City Island

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Tour bygone places and spaces of the east Bronx through hand-colored postcards, dating to the turn of the 19th century.
Category: Art, History

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