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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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from April 23, 2014 to April 25, 2026

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Jun 1

Pop-Up Audubon: Incredible Invertebrates

at Entrance to the Ravine, downhill from the Picnic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance presents Pop-Up Audubon, now in its second season, which invites families to directly engage with nature through outdoor learning in locations around the Park.
Category: Birding, Nature, Games, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 1

Basic Canoeing

at Harlem Meer 110th Street and Lenox Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add…
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 1

Brooklyn Bridge Park Tour

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's design, history, and ecology, and how the park came to life.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Jun 1

Basic Orienteering

at Bloomingdale Park Playground (in Bloomingdale Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. Learn how to navigate using a map and compass on our Orienteering programs. This…
Category: Education
Free!

Jun 1

Conference House Tours

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to The Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the…
Category: Education, History, Tours

Must See
Event
Jun 1

Garden Walking Tour in Fort Tryon Park

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a tour of the "Park for All Seasons" through the Heather and Alpine Gardens of Fort Tryon Park.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Jun 1

Bryant Park Kids Time: Game Social

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Though kids games are available whenever we are open, the Kids Time Game Social lets the little ones enjoy games geared especially towards them.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 1

Wildlife Viewing: Horseshoe Crabs

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

4:00 p.m.
May through June is mating and egg laying season; this will be your best opportunity to view up close the mysterious horseshoe crab.
Category: Nature
Free!

Jun 1

Summer on the Hudson: Let's Dance

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Learn to dance like a pro at these Salsa, Cha-Cha and Bachata lessons and group social dances led by master teachers from the Piel Canela Dance and Music School & featuring DJ Ray Colon.
Category: Education, Dance, Fitness, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, June 2, 2014

Jun 2

Exhibition by Ruth Marshall: Closely Knit: A Textile Analysis of Animals

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Closely Knit: A Textile Analysis of Animals by Ruth Marshall brings attention to illegal wildlife trade and species loss in a way that unites a widened audience.
Category: Accessible, Art
Free!

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