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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.

Viewing 61–70 out of 3,503 events
from July 1, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Jul 2

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.
Connie Reagan Blake, Len Cabral, Laura Simms, and Lisa Marie Nedergaard will lead a special Independence Day Celebration and share Appalachian, Caribbean, and Danish stories with accompaniment from cellist Lynn Andersen.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 2

GreenThumb Workshop: Sowing Late Summer and Fall Crops

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get the most out of the growing season by sowing late summer and fall crops. Learn about the best vegetables, herbs, and fruits to plant around this time.
Category: Education
Free!

Jul 2

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Jul 2

Plover Day

at Beach 86th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Enjoy family-friendly games, crafts, and educational activities that raise awareness of this amazing shorebird.
Category: Birding, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 2

Basic Canoeing

at Martling Avenue and Brooks Pond Place (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
ur trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on a canoe adventure on the gentle waters of the Prospect Park Lake.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Jul 2

It's My Park at McCarren Park

at McCarren Park Track - Bayard St. and Union Ave. Entrance (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Good.Clean.Fun. to help care for McCarren Park. When you go exercise in the park, borrow a pair of re-usable work gloves from Good.Clean.Fun to pick up some of the trash you may encounter along the way.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 2

It's My Park at the Inwood Street Trees

at 603 Academy Street, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Rose Court Tenant Association to take care of the local street trees. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul 2

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 2

Wish You Were Here: Vintage Postcards of Pelham Bay and City Island

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Tour bygone places and spaces of the east Bronx through hand-colored postcards, dating to the turn of the 19th century.
Category: Art, History
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 2

Plein Air Paintings of the Bartow-Pell Gardens

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Paintings created outdoors capture the changing light and atmospheric mood of the historical landmarks and hidden treasures of the Bartow-Pell gardens and grounds.
Category: Art

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