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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

It's My Park at St. Nicholas Park

at West 135th Street Plaza (in St. Nicholas Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with TRASH project to to clean and beautify St. Nicholas Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul 8

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Creature Colony with Linda Ganjian

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
We will use clay, clothespins, and other materials to build creatures that represent something about us, but with superpowers.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 8

Family Fun Day

at Playground for All Children (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come out to the park for a fun family-friendly day of magic, games, arts and crafts, puppets, and more!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

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 8

INSITU Dance Festival

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Twenty-five dance companies will present original dance work created in response to a specific site, setting up a chain of performances that lead the audience up and down the LIC waterfront.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 8

Wildflower Seed Balls

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Use our locally-produced compost to create native wildflower seed balls. Take home your seed ball to introduce native wildflowers to your neighborhood!
Category: Nature

Jul 8

Nature Exploration Hike (Moderate)

at Buddy Monument (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On our nature hikes, you can take an hour to unplug from the world and immerse yourself in the wonders of nature.
Category: Hiking
Free!

Jul 8

Rat Academy for Community Gardeners

at La Isla Garden, Bronx

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Do you see rats around your garden? Do you want to learn about safe and effective methods for rat prevention?
Category: Education
Free!

Jul 8

Summer on the Hudson: Play Dates!

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy monthly outdoor parties featuring children’s entertainers, arts and crafts, and neighborhood fun!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 8

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!

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