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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

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

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!

Jul 30

Meet the Artists: Amie Cunat and Joiri Minaya

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Meet Sunroom Project Space artists Amie Cunat and Joiri Minaya.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Jul 30

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, Tours
Free!

Jul 30

Paper Arts & Crafts: Design Paper Fans

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts and crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Historical Tour (South)

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come learn more about Robert Moses, the bridges, and the history of the island and the park it became.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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