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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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Friday, July 14, 2017

Jul14

The Connective Project

at The Rose Garden This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Prospect Park Alliance is bringing together artists, Brooklyn notables, and the public to create a site-specific art installation, which celebrates Prospect Park.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul14

Pop-Up Pool Free Swim

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Take in the sunshine and cool water at the Pier 2 Pop-Up Pool! The 30'x50' pool includes a sandy beach and play area with refreshing food and drinks from Lizzmonade.
Category: Sports
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul14

CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Corporal Thompson Park

at Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of…
Category: Best for Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul14

Bryant Park Beekeeping

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Bryant Park Corp. for educational talks about bees and the art of beekeeping.
Category: Education, Talks, Wildlife
Free!

Jul14

Adult Imaginative Arts

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Get your imagination going. Create intriguing art to delight family and friends. For adults of all ages.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Art, Seniors
Free!

Jul14

Studio 351 Summer Dance-A-Thon

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for an evening of dance, fitness, and fun! Participants will enjoy the sounds and songs from the 80s and 90s. A prize will be given to the last person standing. To RSVP for…
Category: Dance, Festivals, Fitness
Free!

Jul14

Free Community Rowing at Van Cortlandt Park Lake

at South end of lake (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

4:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
This is a great chance to explore a beautiful park, learn to use the sculling boat, and introduce others to the joy of rowing.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul14

Bryant Park Friday Picnics

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

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, and live food and entertainment.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Games, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater, Food
Free!

Jul14

Summer on the Hudson: Dance for Seniors

at Lawn at 133rd and Marginal Streets (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Dances for a Variable Population master teacher Naomi Goldberg Haas and members of the intergenerational company lead dance workshops for all ages and abilities with a focus on seniors.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Jul14

Bryant Park Presents: Contemporary Dance

at Bryant Park, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Fresh and original, innovative dance artists showcase exhillarating works on the Bryant Park stage.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Games, LGBTQ Pride Month, Food
Free!

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