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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 16, 2016

Jul16

Ranger's Choice: Island Hopping Canoe Adventure (Advanced)

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Spend a day exploring the islands that surround the Orchard Beach estuary by canoe. Experienced paddlers and ages 8 years and older only.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul16

Workshops at The Battery: Cooking Without Electricity

at Labyrinth Farm (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Use bike blenders, hand choppers, and good old elbow grease to make delicious snacks without using electricity or a flame. Show off your cooking skills, or learn some new ones!
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Food
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

"Welcome!" program

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer greeters will be available from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the "Welcome! Wagon" to answer your questions about the park’s history and horticulture.
Category: Accessible, Education, Tours
Free!

Jul16

Family Art Project: Pop-in Landscape

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Sketch the explosion of bright flowers bursting out in the Flower Garden.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

Volunteer Garden Clean-Up Day

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Roll up your sleeves and don your gardening gloves to grow veggies in the Children’s Garden.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jul16

City of Water Day

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

10:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Celebrate the waterfront by getting on the water in a kayak and exploring what's below the water's surface during our seining program.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul16

Summer Sports Experience at Greenbelt

at Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

Pier 2 Family Field Day

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Enjoy obstacle courses on the play turf, bocce games, four square, shuffleboard, basketball clinics, handball, and fitness classes!
Category: Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul16

Kayaking

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock!
Category: Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul16

City of Water Day at Thomas Jefferson Park

at Thomas Jefferson Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Participants will take part in hands-on activity that teach how water and marine life samples are collected and tested to determine the health of the rivers marine habitat.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

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