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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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Sunday, July 24, 2016

Jul 24

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 re-purposed foam trays, colorful foam sheets, and reeds. Make it into an all-natural raft or handmade boat.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
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

Northern Manhattan Parks Hike (Vigorous)

at 110th Street and Morningside Drive (in Morningside Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Meander through parks in northern Manhattan on this one-way hike from Morningside Park to Jackie Robinson Park.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

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Jul 24

Checkmate 101

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come learn how to take your chess game to the next level with Zeebedee Collins! Best for beginners; limited boards available.
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 24

Youth Volleyball Clinics

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn how to play volleyball at our open clinics for kids! Recommended for ages four to 10.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 24

Bike New York: Street Skills Ride

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Street Skills Rides are free weekend programs for adults and mature teens who want to increase their comfort and confidence when cycling on city streets.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

Jul 24

Bike New York: Bicycling Basics

at Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatics Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This three-hour, on-bike class is for adults and mature teens who have recently learned how to ride a bike or who want to improve their core cycling skills.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

Jul 24

Meditation

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Classic sessions include instruction in simple techniques followed by 20 to 30 minutes of guided meditation led in partnership with Yoga for Bliss.
Category: Fitness

Jul 24

Arts, Culture & Fun: Jazz Concert

at Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 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: Education, Concerts, Dance, Nature, Art, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Jul 24

Basketball Clinics

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Big and Little Skills Academy for dynamic basketball clinics for ages 8 to 17.
Category: Sports
Free!

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