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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 8, 2017

Jul 8

Claremont in Motion Bike Ride

at Claremont Neighborhood Center, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays for our Bike Riding Program, featuring bike riding classes, fun activities for families, and more!
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, Best for Kids, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Family Art Project: Wet Felting Florals

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Pull from bright colors of wool roving, as well as your own outdoor sketches of the flowering garden, to make an eye-popping, floral-fabric landscape.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Wellness Workshop: Herbal Soap-Making

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore cold-processed soap-making while learning about the health benefits of mints and their fragrant kin.
Category: Arts & Crafts

Jul 8

It's My Park at Whitey Ford Field

at Whitey Ford Field, Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Whitey Ford Field to do a general cleanup at Whitey Ford Field.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul 8

Kayaking

at Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Paddle on a sit-on-top kayak in the East River. Children under 18 must have an adult guardian present.
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Jul 8

It's My Park at Drew Playground

at Drew Playground, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Bringing the Peace to clean up and water at Drew Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul 8

Lucy Wilner: Us and Them, Birds at the Intersection of Natural and Man-made Worlds

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Wilner’s paintings explore the realms of imagination evoked by today’s new ecological and trans-species consciousness.
Category: Education, Nature, Art
Free!

Jul 8

Pop-Up Pool Free Swim

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Take in the sunshine and cool water at the Pier 2 Pop-Up Pool! The 30'x50' pool includes a sandy beach and play area with refreshing food and drinks from Lizzmonade.
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

Jul 8

Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads a class to tone and define your core, lower back, and glutes combined with cardio exercises that will maximize your fat-burning potential. Bring your own mat.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul 8

Farm & Compost Welcome Tours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 a.m.
In this one-hour tour, you will get a crash course on how we produce nutrient-rich compost from food scraps and horticultural waste.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids

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