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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 28, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Jul 8

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Bill Gordh will share the Irish story "Three Daughters and a Mother's Blessing" and Laura Simms will share the Romanian story "The Wild Rose."
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Living Soil: Compost Tea for Integrated Pest Management

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This workshop will walk you through a simple DIY brewing system that will cost under $25 and give you tips on making and applying compost tea properly.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jul 8

Public Art and Yoga In Fort Greene Park

at Myrtle Avenue at Washington Park (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Free Yoga in Fort Greene Park in collaboration with the public artwork Circadia by Blythe Cain.
Category: Art, Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Jul 8

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Jul 8

CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Westerleigh Park

at 168 Willard Ave Staten Island, 10314 (in Westerleigh Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:00 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 Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Nature Exploration Hike (Moderate)

at Schmul Park, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On our hikes you may explore nature, discover our city's urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head.
Category: Hiking
Free!

Jul 8

Walt Whitman Walking Tour of Fort Greene Park

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Take a walk and learn more about history of Fort Greene Park from its Revolutionary War roots to becoming an official park with the urging of local resident Walt Whitman.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Jul 8

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Jul 8

Earth Art: Creating Art in Nature

at East 88th Street and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This hands-on workshop will engage participants in their surrounding landscape to create site-specific art pieces from objects found in nature.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Jul 8

Freshwater Fishing

at The Pool (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids

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