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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 May 18, 2013 (x) to December 15, 2018

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Jul 1

CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Betsy Head Playground

at Betsy Head Memorial Playground (in Betsy Head Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of…
Category: Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 1

Compost 101

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the NYC Compost Project to learn how to reduce your waste and create “black gold” for your garden by composting leaves, kitchen scraps, garden trimmings, and weeds.
Category: Nature

Jul 1

Urban Farm Exploration Day

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 1

Family Garden Walk

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Visit favorite, family-friendly locations in the gardens on a walk with a Wave Hill Garden Guide.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 1

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Upstander Love Letters with Museum of Impact

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
During this interactive workshop, all are welcome to write, read, and create artistically-decorated letters of support to Upstanders.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 1

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance for a bird-watching walk and learn about Prospect Park's magnificent array of birds and how to identify them!
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Jul 1

CANCELLED: Rowing on Prospect Park Lake

at The Well House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Rowing is a beautifully simple, healthy, and empowering sport, and the ample waters of the lake are an ideal place to pursue its pleasures.
Category: Nature, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 1

Seasonal Garden Tours and Activity Table

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore seasonal garden highlights with our knowledgeable staff and check out our activity table.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours

Best For
Kids
Jul 1

Art Exhibition: Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County sponsored by Protectors of Pine Oak Woods, Staten Island’s land conservation organization. Come view original artwork celebrating nature…
Category: Birding, Nature, Art, Wildlife
Free!

Jul 1

Hands-On-History: American Lanterns

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore how Americans in the 19th century, like the Kings, celebrated Independence Day and then make festive red, white, and blue lanterns.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids, Fourth of July
Free!

Best For
Kids

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