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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 9, 2016

Jul 9

Le Petit Zen Art: Still Life

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature Zen works of art (4"x6" or less) using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, and ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Jul 9

Paper Arts & Crafts: Paper Cup Penguin

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts and crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 9

Celebrating the National Park Service Centennial: Photo Walk at Fort Wadsworth

at Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your camera and tour the neighboring Fort Wadsworth National Park with professional photographer Ed Coppola.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 9

Bike New York: Learn to Ride-Adults

at Linden Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn to Ride—Adults is a free class for adults and mature teens who are ready to ride. Doesn’t matter if you’re 18 or 80, we’ll get you rolling in no time!
Category: Education, Fitness, Sports
Free!

Jul 9

Artists Professional Development: Working with Community

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bronx Council on the Arts presents a professional development workshop for Bronx artists, to assist emerging and established artists with building their professional careers as a business.
Category: Talks
Free!

Jul 9

Rivers Run Garden: Home Canning Workshop

at Rivers Run Community Garden, Bronx

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
This canning workshop, hosted by Just Food, will teach us a healthy way to preserve fresh fruits and vegetables.
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

Jul 9

Bike New York: Bicycling Basics

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This three-hour, on-bike class is for adults and mature teens who have recently learned how to ride a bike or who want to improve their core cycling skills.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

Jul 9

Folly to Function Opening

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Socrates Sculpture Park and The Architectural League of New York are pleased to announce this year’s winning proposal for Folly, an annual juried competition for architects and designers.
Category: Art
Free!

Jul 9

Presto Pete and Incredulous Chris by Forest Park carousel!

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
They are two brothers who have been performing around the east coast for the past four years, making kid's not only laugh, but also giggle and guffaw!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 9

Making Magic with Ethan Show at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Ethan’s philosophy is that magic is meant to be created and shared with people; it should not simply be designed to trick the crowd.
Category: Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

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