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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 June 22, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Jul29

Ranger's Choice: Idlewild Birding by Canoe Excursion (Advanced)

at Idlewild Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On this program, enjoy a paddle in the wetlands of Jamaica Bay and view the incredible birds of this habitat.
Category: Birding, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

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Jul29

Art Exhibition: Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County sponsored by Protectors of Pine Oak Woods, Staten Island’s land conservation organization. Come view original artwork celebrating nature…
Category: Birding, Nature, Art, Wildlife
Free!

Jul29

Rocking the Boat: Free Community Rowing and Sailing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Through Community Rowing, you'll explore the Bronx River aboard student-built wooden row boats and learn about local waterways.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Fitness, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jul29

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jul29

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours
Free!

Jul29

Queens Botanical Garden Activity Table

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Every weekend from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., please stop by our activity table to create something new.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jul29

Bargemusic Neighborhood Family Concerts: Music in Motion

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
On Saturdays, visit Bargemusic for a free one hour performance, including a question & answer session with the musicians.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Jul29

Family Camping: Staten Island

at Blue Heron Park Preserve (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Family Camping programs take place in all five boroughs, but space is limited and families are chosen by lottery.
Category: Family Camping
Free!

Jul29

Movies Under the Stars: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

at Dongan Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
Set 70 years before the time of Harry Potter, the film chronicles the adventures of magic creature expert and writer, Newt Scamander, in New York's secret wizarding community.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Jul30

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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