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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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Sunday, June 12, 2016

Jun12

Bicycling Basics

at Putnam Avenue and Van Cortlandt Park South (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This three-hour, on-bike class is for adults and mature teens who have recently learned how to ride a bike or who want to improve their core cycling skills.
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Jun12

14th Annual Drums Along the Hudson

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Lotus Music and Dance for this annual Multicultural Celebration and Native American Festival.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Dance, Nature, Festivals, History, Best for Kids, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun12

Meditation

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Classic sessions include instruction in simple techniques, followed by 20 to 30 minutes of guided meditation led in partnership with Yoga for Bliss.
Category: Fitness

Jun12

Intermediate Canoeing

at Burnett Street and Avenue U (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you’ll never forget.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun12

Basketball Clinics

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Big and Little Skills Academy for dynamic basketball clinics for ages 8 to 17.
Category: Sports
Free!

Jun12

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun12

Wish You Were Here: Vintage Postcards of Pelham Bay and City Island

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Tour bygone places and spaces of the east Bronx through hand-colored postcards, dating to the turn of the 19th century.
Category: Art, History

Jun12

Traditions Festival

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

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Activities include traditional cooking, live music, and crafts such as broom-making, blacksmithing, spinning, basket weaving, doll making, calligraphy, sculpture, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, History
Free!

Jun12

A Walking Tour of Historic 19th-Century NoHo

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
You’ll walk the footsteps of wealthy mercantile families whose elegant Federal mansions once lined the tranquil cobblestone streets.
Category: History, Tours

Jun12

Cooking Demo: Cooking with Lavender

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Taste lavender-laced treats and bring home recipes for using lavender at home, courtesy of Chef Stephen Rosenberg of Great Performances.
Category: Nature, Food
Free!

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