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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 May 25, 2018 to December 28, 2019

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Jul 8

A Walking Tour of Historic 19th Century Noho

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a journey back in time to the elite ‘Bond Street area’, home to Astors, Vanderbilts, Delanos – and the Tredwells, who lived in the Merchant’s House.
Category: History, Tours

Jul 8

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

World's Fair History Walking Tour

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hear the stories behind the Unisphere, New York State Pavilion, Hall of Science, Queens Zoo Aviary, Underground Home, th second-oldest outdoor antiquity in NYC, and more.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Jul 8

Kayaking and Canoeing

at Hallet's Cove, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
LIC Community Boathouse (LICCB) offers free kayaking and canoeing (weather permitting) at Hallets Cove, located just north of the park.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Jul 8

Arts, Culture & Fun: Ailey Extension - House Dance with Kim Holmes

at Central Lawn (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for a house dance workshop with Ailey instructor Kim Holmes. This is part of the yearly Soul Summit event!
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Festivals, Theater, Seniors
Free!

Jul 8

Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Enjoy vibrantly-danceable live music accompanied by spectacular sunsets over the Hudson River!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 8

Outdoor Movie Night at Randall's Island Park: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

at Field 81 (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

8:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
A sequel to the 90s favorite Jumanji, this film is set 20 years after we first heard of the interactive and mysterious Jumanji game.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Bocce Tournament
Free!

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Monday, July 9, 2018

Jul 9

Introduction to Meditation

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.7:45 a.m.
This class is designed to introduce brand new beginners to the practice of mediation. Please bring a mat or blanket to sit on.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul 9

Prospect Park Tennis Summer Youth Program

at Prospect Park Tennis Center (in Parade Ground), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Youth of all skill levels will enjoy personal instruction that will help their game and improve their confidence on the court.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Jul 9

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

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