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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 May 28, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Sunday, July 17, 2016

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

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

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

Plastic Soul

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park), Queens

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Go back in time with the sounds of this 60s and 70s band.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
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

Kids Workshop: How Does Soil Impact Plant Growth?

at East 43rd Street Block Association Community Garden Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 a.m.2:45 a.m.
At this workshop, we will learn how soil impacts plant growth. We will use hands-on explanations to explore soil health, while using our five senses.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 18

Exhibition - SPF16: NYC Pools and Beaches in Contemporary Photography

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Celebrate the 2016 summer season with an exhibition of contemporary photography that highlights the city’s most popular warm weather amenities—its public pools and beaches.
Category: Art
Free!

Jul 18

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Sunset Park, Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids

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