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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

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!

Jul 8

Queens Historical Society: Patriotic Picnic Fundraiser

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
You're invited to a post-Independence Day picnic celebration. Festivities will include food and beverages, as well as performances ranging from opera to indie grassroots music.
Category: Concerts, Nature, Festivals, History, Fourth of July

Jul 8

Rocking the Boat: Free Community Rowing and Sailing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Through Community Rowing, you'll explore the Bronx River aboard student-built wooden row boats and learn about local waterways.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Fitness, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 8

Volunteer Orientation

at 334 Furman Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Want to get more involved at Brooklyn Bridge Park this year? Learn about our volunteer positions and their schedules!
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 8

Mint Family Reunion Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Spearmint, basil, coleus, and lemon balm are just a few members of the mammoth mint family. Meet and greet some of these herbs and ornamental “mints” on a midsummer stroll
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

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