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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 24, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Jul 2

Making Magic with Ethan at Fantasy Forest

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Ethan’s philosophy is that magic is meant to be created and shared with people; it should not simply be designed to trick the crowd.
Category: Dance, Games, Best for Kids, Fourth of July
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 2

Queens Botanical Garden Activity Table

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Every weekend from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., please stop by our activity table to create something new.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jul 2

Central Park Conservancy Harlem Meer Performance Festival - Salsa/World Music

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Zon del Barrio's members, who span several generations, interpret classic and original tunes, and add a touch of contemporary style from the streets of Latin NYC
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Jul 2

Tending to a Growing Garden

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Visitors of all ages can come help Prospect Park Alliance take care of the potato plot, herb gardens, and berry patches by pulling weeds and helping to water the plants.
Category: Best for Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 2

Kayak Staten Island

at Page Avenue Beach, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Kayak Staten Island for free public kayaking off the shore at a new location on Page Avenue in Tottenville!
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 2

Making Magic with Ethan at Fantasy Forest

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Ethan’s philosophy is that magic is meant to be created and shared with people; it should not simply be designed to trick the crowd.
Category: Dance, Games, Best for Kids, Fourth of July
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 2

Zumba with Dodge YMCA

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

4:30 p.m.5:30 a.m.
Dodge YMCA fitness instructor Alma Bonilla’s Zumba classes are so much fun you’ll forget that you’re burning calories! Registration begins at 4:00 p.m. before each class.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul 2

Tango in the Park

at West Fountain (in Stuyvesant Square), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Let the tango begin! Take advantage of free professional instruction. Then, enjoy a performance by Tangeristas and live music until 9:00 p.m.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul 2

Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy vibrantly-danceable live music accompanied by spectacular sunsets over the Hudson River!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 2

Movies Under the Stars: The Outsiders

at Athens Square, Queens This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Members of rival local gangs, distinguished by the haves and the have-nots, get into a scuffle that results in death in 1960s Oklahoma.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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