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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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Sunday, July 8, 2018

Jul 8

Seasonal Tours: Deserts and Tropics

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Tours will feature plants in the garden that are native to other climates, including those in a tropical bed a display of cacti and succulents, and other seasonal highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours, Seniors

Jul 8

Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
On Sundays, the Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park. Registration is required.
Category: Fitness, Games, Sports
Free!

Jul 8

Scented Geranium Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Wave Hill gardener Gelene Scarborough on an aromatic walk through the Herb Garden to enjoy the astounding varieties and fragrances of scented geraniums (Pelargonium species and hybrids).
Category: Education, Nature, Tours

Jul 8

Amazing Michael's Juggling Show

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Michael Karas presents a world-class juggling show full of jaw-dropping stunts, exciting audience participation, and hilarious physical comedy.
Category: Accessible, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Le Carrousel Magique

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Voila! The world’s best magicians perform fun-filled tricks for kids of all ages!
Category: Best for Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: The Queen’s Cartoonists (Cartoon-inspired Jazz)

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
TQC’s concert repertoire features music from the Golden Age of animation, cult cartoon classics, modern animation, and other unusual sources that will leave audiences surprised!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Jul 8

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Jul 8

NYLaughs.org Presents: Laughter in the Park 2018

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Laughter in the Park is a free, outdoor weekly comedy series, presented by NYLaughs.org, that takes place over the course of five weeks throughout the summer.
Category: Festivals, Theater, Free Summer Theater, Seniors
Free!

Jul 8

Macramé for Beginners

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn the basics behind macramé, textile produced by knotting. Join Melissa Taylor of terra + twine to get an idea of what it takes to design your own piece.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature

Jul 8

Cooking Demo: Cooking with Scented Geraniums

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
These herbs mimic the scent of rose, lemon, peppermint and apple. Many varieties can be used in the kitchen, where their leaves lend evocative aromas to a variety of dishes.
Category: Education, Nature, Food

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