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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 30, 2016

Jul 30

Faces of Cuba Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The artist and group visited Havana, Cienfuegos, and Trinidad. Music and art were everywhere and the crumbling Spanish architecture made for some interesting images
Category: Art
Free!

Jul 30

It's My Park at Tompkinsville Park

at Tompkinsville Park, Staten Island

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
We look forward to cleaning up and celebrating in the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul 30

Landmark at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Marking Socrates Sculpture Park’s 30th anniversary, the park presents Landmark, a series of artist commissions and projects that transforms the land both physically and symbolically.
Category: Accessible, Art, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 30

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Community Rowing

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

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Category: Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 30

Ashford Learning Garden Getting it Together

at Ashford Learning Center, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join Ashford Learning Garden for a day of enjoyment and learning about the garden. It will be a fun-filled day for all with face painting, arts and crafts, singing, and music.
Category: Nature
Free!

Jul 30

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Bargemusic (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This one-hour, family-friendly performance includes a Q & A session with the musicians.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Jul 30

New York Euripides Summer Festival 2016 Presents Cyclops

at The East River Park Amphitheater (in John V. Lindsay East River Park ), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
On their way back to Ithaca, Odysseus and his companions confront the cyclops Polyphemus before escaping from Sicily.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Jul 30

CANCELLED: Ladies of the Bronx: Herstory

at Mildred T. Rhodebeck Garden (Garden of Eden), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Bronx Graffiti Art Gallery & Hush Hip Hop Tours will bring color to the garden with Herstory, a visual celebration of woman graffiti writers' and artists' contributions to NYC graffiti.
Category: Accessible, Art, History
Free!

Jul 30

Arts, Culture & Fun: Jazz with Taulant Mehmeti

at Athens Square, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
This summer, join us in the park for free jazz concerts, featuring talented young musicians from the world-renowned New School for Jazz.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

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