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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 July 30, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Jul 30

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

Jul 30

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

Jul 30

8th Annual Stan Michels Memorial Jazz Concert

at Stan Michels Promenade (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join the Fort Tryon Park Trust, NYC Parks, and the Michels family in honoring the late Council Member Stan Michels.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Jul 30

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Community Rowing

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

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Category: Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 30

Ashford Learning Garden Getting it Together

at Ashford Learning Center, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join Ashford Learning Garden for a day of enjoyment and learning about the garden. It will be a fun-filled day for all with face painting, arts and crafts, singing, and music.
Category: Nature
Free!

Jul 30

Goalball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:45 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Goalball is a Paralympic sport for athletes with visual impairments.It is played by two teams of three who are blindfolded using a ball with bells inside.
Category: Accessible, Sports

Jul 30

The Magic of Omar Olusion at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Omar’s unique mix of creativity, passion, amusement, and magic will keep guests of all ages entertained!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Bonkerz the Clown at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Bonkerz the Clown will make jokes, clown around, and do some magic.
Category: Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Young Dancemakers Company

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
For a debut performance at Socrates Sculpture Park, teen dancers from the Young Dancemakers Company will present original danceworks as part of their citywide tour.
Category: Dance, Art, Waterfront
Free!

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