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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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from February 25, 2013 (x) to January 20, 2018

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Jul 1

Tending to a Growing Garden

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Visitors of all ages can come help Prospect Park Alliance take care of the potato plot, herb gardens, and berry patches by pulling weeds and helping to water the plants.
Category: Best for Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 1

Crochet Basics and Accessories - Adults

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of crochet: how to select your materials, gauge, yardage, tension, chain, single crochet, double crochet, and treble and slip stitch.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts
Free!

Jul 1

Omar’s 4th of July Block Party at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the holiday weekend with live DJ music, dance contests, fun games, and magic shows.
Category: Education, Dance, Games, Best for Kids, Fourth of July
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 1

Bargemusic Neighborhood Family Concerts: Music in Motion

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
On Saturdays, visit Bargemusic for a free one hour performance, including a question & answer session with the musicians.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Jul 1

RCTA Sunset Concert: Blues & Pop

at 96th Street Tennis Courts (in Riverside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Debbie Deane’s quartet brings a sophisticated jazz nuance to her engaging blues and pop songs — some original, some old favorites.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Jul 1

Movies Under the Stars: Storks

at Smokey Oval Playground, Queens

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A stork and his human pal must team up to transport a baby girl to her expectant family...
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Jul 1

Movies Under the Stars: Independence Day

at Conference House Park, Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free screening of Independence Day.
Category: Film, Fourth of July, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Jul 1

Movies Under the Stars: La La Land

at Basketball Courts (in De Witt Clinton Park), Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
This Oscar-winning film follows an actress and a jazz musician pursuing their Hollywood dreams — and finding each other — in a vibrant celebration of hope, dreams, and love.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Jul 2

The Fence

at Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn

12:00 a.m.11:59 p.m.
This year's installation will explore the themes of Home, Streets, People, Creatures, Nature, Play, and Food. Find THE FENCE throughout the park.
Category: Art
Free!

Jul 2

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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