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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 21, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Saturday, July 22, 2017



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

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Paddle on a sit-on-top kayak in the East River. Children under 18 must have an adult guardian present.
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing


It's My Park at Drew Playground

at Drew Playground, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Bringing the Peace to clean up and remove litter at Drew Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


Healthy Summer Event

at Harlem Grown, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Harlem Grown's Healthy Summer is an annual end of summer event highlighting the importance of healthy habits with yoga, free fitness workouts, cookouts, and more!
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, Food


Paint a Community Mural

at Bayswater Playground (in Bayswater Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The mural will be outlined on the wall in advance, and artists at all levels and all ages are welcome to sign up for all or part of the painting process.
Category: Nature, Art, Volunteer

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Foodway Community Planting Day at Concrete Plant Park

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Spend some time by the river and join volunteers of all ages as we plant the first ever NYC Parks Foodway at Concrete Plant Park!
Category: Volunteer


Lucy Wilner: Us and Them, Birds at the Intersection of Natural and Man-made Worlds

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Wilner’s paintings explore the realms of imagination evoked by today’s new ecological and trans-species consciousness.
Category: Education, Nature, Art


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: Accessible, Sports


Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads a class to tone and define your core, lower back, and glutes combined with cardio exercises that will maximize your fat-burning potential. Bring your own mat.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness


Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for Zumba in the park! Dance in the sun and get fit with friends at West Harlem Piers Park.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness


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.
LuAnn Adams will share the Egyptian story "Blue Hippopotamus" and Heather Forest will share the Persian story "The Hunchback."
Category: Best for Kids

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