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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 2, 2016

Jul 2

Bryant Park Moves with Limon Dance

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Free classes are led by former and current members of the internationally-renowned modern dance company, Limon Dance.
Category: Dance
Free!

Jul 2

Landmark at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Marking Socrates Sculpture Park’s 30th anniversary, the park presents Landmark, a series of artist commissions and projects that transforms the land both physically and symbolically.
Category: Accessible, Art, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 2

Sherman Creek Stewards: Orientation Session

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Interested in joining one of our weekly volunteer opportunities? Come to an orientation session to learn how to get involved with NYRP’s Northern Manhattan parks. Come prepared to work!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jul 2

Summer Sports Experience: Basketball Clinic

at J Hood Wright Park (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us at J. Hood Wright Park for two sessions of basketball clinics. Open to youth ages six years to 17 years.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 2

It's My Park at McCarren Park

at McCarren Park Track Bayard Street and Union Avenue Entrance (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Good.Clean.Fun. to help care for McCarren Park. When you go exercise in the park, borrow a pair of re-usable work gloves from Good.Clean.Fun to pick up some of the trash you may encounter along the way.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 2

It's My Park at the Inwood Street Trees

at 603 Academy Street, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Rose Court Tenant Association to take care of the local street trees. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul 2

Plover Day

at Beach 86th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Enjoy family-friendly games, crafts, and educational activities that raise awareness of this amazing shorebird.
Category: Birding, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 2

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Jul 2

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Jul 2

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Connie Reagan Blake, Len Cabral, Laura Simms, and Lisa Marie Nedergaard will lead a special Independence Day Celebration and share Appalachian, Caribbean, and Danish stories with accompaniment from cellist Lynn Andersen.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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