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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 21, 2014

Jun21

History Play Date: Portraits of the Past

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Learn about the importance of portraits with a reading of Little Girl in a Red Dress. Young artists will then consider how they wish to be remembered and create a self-portrait.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, History, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun21

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Category: Games, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun21

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun21

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun21

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun21

Adult Art: Get the Point! (oil pastels)

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Study the works of George Seurat, founder of the Pointillism movement, and discover the effectiveness of his Post-Impressionistic painting technique using tiny dots of color. Color…
Category: Art

Jun21

Advanced Orienteering

at High Rock Ranger Station (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On our hikes, you can gain orienteering skills, explore our City’s rich history,…
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jun21

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from the Conservancy horticulturalists who take care of this special place within the Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jun21

Creating Habitat Form and Function

at Leland and OBrien Avenues (in Soundview Park), Bronx

11:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
This volunteer event will begin with an introduction to various habitats at the recent Bronx River/Soundview Park restoration by Kathleen McCarthy through a short walk and talk.…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jun21

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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