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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 June 2, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Jun20

Forest Restoration Volunteer Day

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

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Remove invasive weeds and plant native trees and shrubs in two areas of the park.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jun20

Natural Areas Exploration Day

at Randalls Island Natural Areas (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come explore Randall’s Island’s wetlands and other natural areas. Learn from natural areas experts and explore the island’s diverse plant and animal communities.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun20

Family Art Project: Big Hand, Little Hand

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Using plaster of Paris, create an exact replica of your hand and the hand of one of your family members—maybe Dad’s! Then, build onto your plaster hands with metallic and…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun20

Summer on the Hudson: Dance for Seniors

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Dances for a Variable Population master teacher Naomi Goldberg Haas and members of the intergenerational company, lead VARIABLE POP, a dance workshop for seniors of all ages and…
Category: Accessible, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Jun20

Saturday Morning Arts and Crafts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come join us every Saturday morning at the Conference House Visitor Center for nature-inspired arts and crafts.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun20

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Robin Bady and Ellen Shapiro will tell the stories "Beetle Went on a Journey" and "Hans Clodhopper," by H.C. Andersen.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun20

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jun20

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour of tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jun20

GreenThumb Workshop: Birdhouse Building

at Clayton Williams Memorial Garden, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn how to build a beautiful home for our feathered friends.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun20

Bronx Crime and Noir Writers Society Workshop Hosted By Charlie Vazquez

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This workshop will come together every third Saturday to participate in writing prompts, readings, and critiques.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

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