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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 25, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Jun20

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Jun20

Roller Skate at Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Go skating at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Find information and details at the Pier 2 Roller Rink website.
Category: Kids, Sports, Waterfront

Best For
Kids
Jun20

New York Path Through History Weekend

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Free guided tours by costumed docents on Saturday and Sunday afternoon at quarter past the hour.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Jun20

Louis Armstrong's Wonderful World 2015

at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
See performances by Lauryn Hill, Rebirth Brass Band, Shannon Powell's Traditional All-Star Band, Antibalas, Ozomatli, and the Rebirth Brass Band.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun20

Drifting in Daylight

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan, The Great Hill (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Harlem Meer near Malcolm X Blvd Entrance (in Central Park), Manhattan, Path around Harlem Meer (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Drifting in Daylight is a dreamy springtime pathway of art that winds through the world’s most iconic park. The multi-part art installation includes performative,…
Category: Dance, Art
Free!

Jun20

Summer Solstice Festival

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make ice cream the old-fashioned way, make sun-inspired craft, and play historic games.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun20

Citizenship Classes for Adults

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.
Category: Education
Free!

Jun20

Revolutionary New York: Staten Island

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Discover Staten Island's role in the American Revolution and how those events shaped the Island of today.
Category: History
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun20

Waterfall Hike (light)

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This will be a light exploration through Prospect Park to see the natural areas and waterfalls.
Category: Nature, Kids, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun20

2015 Mermaid Parade

at West 21st Street & Surf Avenue (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
See the largest art parade in the nation!
Category: Festivals
Free!

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