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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 September 10, 2013 (x) to December 28, 2019

Saturday, July 8, 2017

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

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!

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Kids
Jul 8

Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for Zumba in the park! Dance in the sun and get fit with friends at West Harlem Piers Park.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul 8

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.
Bill Gordh will share the Irish story "Three Daughters and a Mother's Blessing" and Laura Simms will share the Romanian story "The Wild Rose."
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

CANCELLED: Screenwriters Workshop

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bring the story idea you wish to develop into a screen play or series!
Category: Education
Free!

Jul 8

Farm & Compost Welcome Tours

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

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
Jul 8

Living Soil: Compost Tea for Integrated Pest Management

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This workshop will walk you through a simple DIY brewing system that will cost under $25 and give you tips on making and applying compost tea properly.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jul 8

Public Art and Yoga In Fort Greene Park

at Myrtle Avenue at Washington Park (in Fort Greene Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Free Yoga in Fort Greene Park in collaboration with the public artwork Circadia by Blythe Cain.
Category: Art, Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Jul 8

Nature Exploration Hike (Moderate)

at Schmul ParkStaten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On our hikes you may explore nature, discover our city's urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head.
Category: Hiking
Free!

Jul 8

Walt Whitman Walking Tour of Fort Greene Park

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Take a walk and learn more about history of Fort Greene Park from its Revolutionary War roots to becoming an official park with the urging of local resident Walt Whitman.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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