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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

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!

Jun20

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!

Jun20

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!

Jun20

Le Petit Zen Art

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Through drawings, paintings and other techniques, adults will create miniature works (4"x6") or less of Zen art. The instructing artist will demonstrate how to create…
Category: Art
Free!

Jun20

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Sixth Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Enjoy this walk through the park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours.
Category: Nature, Tours

Jun20

Summer Sports Experience

at Lost Battalion Playground (in Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center), Queens

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids

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