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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

Bronx Fiction Writers Group

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The Bronx Writers Center presents this exciting gathering of fiction and mystery writers adjacent to the Poe Cottage, where Poe wrote "The Cask of Amontillado."
Category: Talks
Free!

Jul16

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
Jul16

Bike New York: Learn to Ride - Kids

at Under the Westside Highway Viaduct, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn to Ride - Kids is a free group class for children who are ready to ditch their training wheels and ride a two-wheeler for the first time.
Category: Education, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Jul16

Lou Gallo and Songs From the Very Hungry Band

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Get ready for "The Sun is Shining on Me Today" and "The Boo Boo Song"—nobody sings it like Lou!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

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

Jul16

'Sanctuaries': Drawing Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
As part of her exhibit at Queens Botanical Garden, Arocha teaches you to identify shapes that guide you as you create your own drawings of birds.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Nature, Art, Games

Jul16

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

Spinning and Felting Workshop

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This workshop focuses on the process of cloth making from raw fleece and roving (cleaned, carded fleece) to yarn and felted fabrics.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Talks

Jul16

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!

Jul16

White Island Birding Canoe Excursion (Advanced)

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Experienced paddlers can enjoy this birding by canoe expedition with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Nature
Free!

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