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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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Saturday, June 27, 2015

Jun27

Ranger's Choice: White Island Birding by Canoe (Advanced)

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Explore the waters of Gerritsen Creek and paddle by a delicate island where only wildflowers and wild birds reside.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jun27

Free Public Lecture on the Book "The Block"

at Valentine-Varian House (in Valentine Varian House), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a walk down memory lane with Mr. Phil Coltoff as he talks about his new book, The Block, which covers his early years growing up in the Crotona Park section of the South Bronx.
Category: Accessible, Education, History, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Jun27

Bug & Butterfly Tour

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore Queens Botanical Garden on this special tour in search of our favorite critters and beautiful butterflies!
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Jun27

Adaptive Sports Festival

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Everyone is welcome! Try out Wheelchair Basketball, Wheelchair Softball, Wheelchair Tennis, Goalball, Handcycling, Push Rim Racing and more!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports
Free!

Jun27

Paper Arts & Crafts

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may include origami, kirigami, decoupage, and collage.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Jun27

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Jun27

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jun27

Bonkerz the Clown

at Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This wise-cracking Brooklyn clown is proud to cross the borough border and bring his show to Queens. He’ll make jokes, clown around and do magic tricks. Always looking for…
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun27

Flax to Linen

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to check on the flax crop they planted in the Spring and try out the tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.
Category: Education, History, Kids

Best For
Kids
Jun27

Flax Harvest

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Help harvest the flax crop and learn how flax is processed into linen. Try on some reproduction clothes for a fun photo-op in our farm wagon.
Category: Education, Kids

Best For
Kids

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