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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 11, 2015

Jul 11

Back to Beach

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.9:30 p.m.
Staten Island Borough President James S. oddo and The Carl V. Bini Memorial Fund present Back to Beach, a free community event featuring live music, fireworks, and more.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Food, Fireworks
Free!

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Jul 11

Paddling 101 (Basic)

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn to paddle with the Rangers and then use your new skills to explore the shores and learn about life at the lake.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Jul 11

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Yoga classes are free and designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel. Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha…
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul 11

Yoga for Gardeners

at Tranquility Garden, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
While we carefully tend to our plants’ health, self-care can get short shrift. Every gardener can avoid strain and injuries by practicing a few simple asanas. This class if for…
Category: Fitness
Free!

Jul 11

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome! You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 11

Saltwater Fishing

at 135th Street Entrance, Harlem River Park (in Harlem River Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program. All equipment is provided and most programs are first come, first served.
Category: Nature, Fishing
Free!

Jul 11

Saturday Sculpture Workshop

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Saturday Sculpture Workshops are organized for kids ages 5- 13 and their families. Workshops are free and offered in the park’s education area on a drop-in basis.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 11

Pop-Up Audubon II: Fishing Fun

at North End of Esplanade (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to explore aquatic and avian ecology in Prospect Park.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 11

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.
Spend the day in the park out with the family. Enjoy arts and crafts, face painting, games, and much more.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 11

Bryant Park Reading Room: Kid Athletes: True Tales of Childhood from Sports Legends

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Kid Athletes: True Tales of Childhood from Sports Legends will be read by author David Stabler and a surprise sports hero.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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