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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

Friday, July 21, 2017

Jul21

Competitive Rowing Camp

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Manhattan

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Athletes train with experienced coaches from a variety of competitive collegiate rowing programs. Along with rigorous training, participants compete in select regattas throughout the summer season.
Category: Education, Sports, Waterfront

Jul21

Introduction to Meditation

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.8:45 a.m.
This class is designed to introduce brand new beginners to the practice of mediation. Please bring a mat of blanket to sit on.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul21

Edgar Allan Poe Illustrated

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
An exhibition showcasing the literary work of Edgar Allan Poe, interpreted by contemporary illustrators Nancy Doniger, Donna Miskend, Dave Kopka and Carol (Klio) Burrell.
Category: Art
Free!

Jul21

Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Plant Patterns

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The artists use plants’ impressive natural characteristics as a means to explore various themes in their graphic works.
Category: Accessible, Art, Seniors
Free!

Jul21

Pop-Up Pool Free Swim

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Take in the sunshine and cool water at the Pier 2 Pop-Up Pool! The 30'x50' pool includes a sandy beach and play area with refreshing food and drinks from Lizzmonade.
Category: Sports
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul21

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Jul21

Adult Imaginative Arts

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Get your imagination going. Create intriguing art to delight family and friends. For adults of all ages.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Art, Seniors
Free!

Jul21

CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Owl’s Head Park

at Owl's Head Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of…
Category: Best for Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Free Community Rowing at Van Cortlandt Park Lake

at South end of lake (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

4:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
This is a great chance to explore a beautiful park, learn to use the sculling boat, and introduce others to the joy of rowing.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul21

Bryant Park Friday Picnics

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, and live food and entertainment.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Games, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater, Food
Free!

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