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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 December 28, 2019

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Jul28

23rd Annual Sandcastle Contest

at Beach 117th Street (in Rockaway Beach)Queens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring your buckets and tools, and build an award-winning sandcastle at this 23rd annual contest in the Rockaways!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul28

Plein Aire Landscape Painting of Poe Cottage

at Edgar Allan Poe Cottage (in Poe Park)Bronx

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Instructing artist, Emely Luna will teach plein aire landscape painting the last Saturday of each month, weather permitting. June's theme will be landscape painting of Poe Cottage.
Category: Accessible, Art, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Jul28

Volunteer at Free Public Rowing on Prospect Park Lake

at The Well House (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn

11:30 a.m.4:30 p.m.
The Village Community Boathouse, based on Pier 40 in Hudson River Park, seeks qualified volunteers to help with its satellite community rowing program in Prospect Park, Brooklyn.
Category: Sports, Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Jul28

Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This exhibition explores changes in 19th century wedding customs. Highlights: two wedding dresses from the collection.
Category: Education, Art, History, My Summer House NYC

Jul28

Summer on the Hudson: Baylander Billion Oyster Project Presentation

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come see the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. Learn about the project's latest effort to restore our harbor!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul28

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Geological Pets with Aiysha Mayfield

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us as we explore the Park’s geological topography and transform rock samples into awesome Pet Rocks.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul28

Le Carrousel StoryTime

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Cali Co Cat and her carousel pals get you jumpin’ and leapin’ with fun, games, and stories to boot.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul28

Solar Astronomy

at Forest Avenue and Silver Lake Park Road (in Silver Lake Park)Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
With special filtered telescopes you can observe the sun safely without hurting your eyes. See for yourself what the sun's surface and atmosphere look like--93 million miles away.
Category: Education, Astronomy
Free!

Jul28

Bryant Park Reading Room Kids: Arts and Crafts

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

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Creative classes by Private Picassos are perfect for little hands, ages 1-10.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul28

Art on the Farm at Randall's Island Park!

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for fun farm art projects that you can create and take home! All ages are welcome.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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