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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 15, 2017

Jul15

It's My Park at Owl's Head Park

at 67th Street and Colonial Road Entrance (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Owl's Head Hort Group to beautify the neighborhod through horticulture work at Owl's Head Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul15

It's My Park at Kivlehan Playground

at New Dorp Lane and Cedar Grove Avenue (in Great Kills Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan to clean and beautify the playground area.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul15

It's My Park at Baisley Pond Park

at 120th Avenue and Lakeview Boulevard East (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Baisley Pond Park to do a general cleanup and paint benches at Baisley Pond Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul15

Family Art Project: Handmade River Rafts

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Collage a mixture of buoyant materials cut from repurposed foam trays, colorful foam sheets, and reeds. Make it into an all-natural raft or handmade boat.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul15

Kayaking

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

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Paddle on a sit-on-top kayak in the East River. Children under 18 must have an adult guardian present.
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Jul15

Lucy Wilner: Us and Them, Birds at the Intersection of Natural and Man-made Worlds

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Wilner’s paintings explore the realms of imagination evoked by today’s new ecological and trans-species consciousness.
Category: Education, Nature, Art
Free!

Jul15

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!

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Jul15

Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads a class to tone and define your core, lower back, and glutes combined with cardio exercises that will maximize your fat-burning potential.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul15

Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for Zumba in the park! Dance in the sun and get fit with friends at West Harlem Piers Park.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul15

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Diane Edgecomb will share the Kurdish story "Kurdish Cinderella" and April Armstrong will share the West African "Anansi Stories."
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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