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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 April 30, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Jul 17

Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Kayaks, paddles, life jackets and basic instructions are provided.
Category: Festivals, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 17

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jul 17

Summer on the Hudson: GRO Girls Skate Meet Up in Riverside Skate Park

at Skate Park at 108th Street (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Girls Riders Organization and Summer on the Hudson at girls skate dates.
Category: Festivals, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul 17

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 17

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 17

Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays - DeLeon

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
A distinctive style of rock transforms Sephardic folk music into a sound that is both brand new and centuries old.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 17

Paranormal Investigation: Eliza Jumel's Death Anniversary

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of paranormal investigating while possibly communicating with Morris-Jumel Mansion’s longest resident Eliza Jumel on the 151st anniversary of her passing.
Category: History, Talks

Monday, July 18, 2016

Jul 18

Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Tasks may include raking, sweeping, path edging, and litter removal.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jul 18

Archaeology Camp for Kids

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Campers will have the chance to get their hands dirty while learning how to excavate an archaeological site with a pseudo-dig!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jul 18

Beginner Foreign Language Class

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

11:45 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn a new language in these standalone beginner classes. Classes are not cumulative, so you may attend any class throughout the season without needing to play catch up.
Category: Education
Free!

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