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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 6, 2015

Jun 6

Bird Walks at Van Cortlandt Park

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
The history of birding and Van Cortlandt Park are inseparable. Influential birders such as Roger Tory Peterson got their starts on Van Cortlandt’s ecologically diverse grounds.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature
Free!

Jun 6

Master Story Tellers Exhibition (Extended)

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

8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
"These are the classic stories you grew up with as a child interpreted for a contemporary audience," said Donna Miskend, the exhibit curator.
Category: Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 6

Sing for Hope Piano

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

8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Sing for Hope Pianos is a public art installation that brings brightly colored pianos to the parks and public spaces of NYC's five boroughs for anyone and everyone to play.
Category: Accessible, Art
Free!

Jun 6

GrowNYC Greenmarket

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities every Saturday.
Category: Markets, Food, Waterfront
Free!

Jun 6

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park (Saturdays)

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Join us for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jun 6

It's My Park at Washington Square Park

at Washington Square Park House (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

8:45 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Make Washington Square Park your park. Join volunteers to weed plant and flower beds throughout the park as part of the annual It's My Park celebration.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 6

Horseshoe Crabs

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
May through June is mating and egg-laying season; this will be your best opportunity to view them up close.
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 6

Shape Up NYC: Mind Body Fusion

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Low-impact cardio followed by balancing stretches and meditation to raise heart rate, burn calories, reduce stress, and work out every muscle.
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Jun 6

Cleaning and Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting, or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut while getting great exercise. We are there every Saturday morning.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jun 6

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Kissena Park

at The Velodrome (in Kissena Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer registration for this site is full.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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