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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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from July 24, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Jul 24

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 24

Discovery Hike: Reptiles and Amphibians

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The summer forest is a great place to look for water snakes, basking turtles, leaping bullfrogs, and more. This happy herpetological walk follows the Yellow and Blue Trails past several ponds
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Jul 24

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jul 24

Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Category: Education, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 24

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 24

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 24

The Magic of Rogue at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
As seen on America’s Got Talent, Rogue brings a combination of magic and comedy. With tons of audience interaction, this show is a mixture of music, flowers, fire, and animals.
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 24

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Jul 24

Laughter in the Park 2016

at Mineral Springs (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Laughter in the Park is a free, outdoor comedy series that takes place over the course of four weeks throughout the summer.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Jul 24

Reactionary: An Exploration of Poetry and Place

at Lewis H Latimer House, Queens This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poetry prompts will be provided in several spaces inside the house and its garden, asking participants to respond to their surroundings.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Talks
Free!

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