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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 23, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Jul16

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Discover the Park's most artfully designed pastoral landscapes and romantic vistas on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Jul16

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
Jul16

Central Park Conservancy Harlem Meer Performance Festival - Latin Jazz

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Active in the tri-state area for more than 20 years, Sumbaswing will have you grooving and dancing to its Afro-Cuban rhythms and jazz harmonies.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Jul16

Tending to a Growing Garden

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Visitors of all ages can come help Prospect Park Alliance take care of the potato plot, herb gardens, and berry patches by pulling weeds and helping to water the plants.
Category: Best for Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

Cido the Clown at Fantasy Forest

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
From his red nose to his big feet, Cido is a professional clown to the fullest.
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul16

Zumba with Dodge YMCA

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

4:30 p.m.5:30 a.m.
Dodge YMCA fitness instructor Alma Bonilla’s Zumba classes are so much fun you’ll forget that you’re burning calories! Registration begins at 4:00 p.m. before each class.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul16

Family Camping: Bronx

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
The Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping and we look forward to welcoming your family.
Category: Nature, Hiking, Family Camping
Free!

Jul16

Tango in the Park

at West Fountain (in Stuyvesant Square), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Let the tango begin! Take advantage of free professional instruction. Then, enjoy a performance by Tangeristas and live music until 9:00 p.m.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul16

Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy vibrantly-danceable live music accompanied by spectacular sunsets over the Hudson River!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Jul16

Movies Under the Stars: Rumble Fish

at Athens Square, Queens This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks, Council Member Costa Constantinides, and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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