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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 October 4, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Jun17

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Best for Kids, Father's Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun17

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun17

Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for Zumba in the park! Dance in the sun and get fit with friends at West Harlem Piers Park.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jun17

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jun17

Dragonflies of High Rock

at Greenbelt Headquarters (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Seth Wollney, leader of the Staten Island Dragonfly Atlas, to learn about the ecology and identification of High Rock’s unique dragonflies!
Category: Nature, Tours, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Jun17

Central Park Conservancy's Chess Lecture and Simul Series

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn techniques from some of the best names in chess, and then put your new skills to the test in a simul with fellow players at our special chess lecture and simul series.
Category: It's My Park
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun17

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.
Jeannine Laverty will share the Irish story "Hairy Rouchy" and Carol Birch will share the original story "More than a Cup of Kindness".
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun17

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Jun17

Adventures NYC

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy rock climbing, zip lining, mountain biking, virtual reality surfing, and more at our annual summer festival.
Category: Education, Festivals, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun17

Pop-up Audubon II: Water Detectives

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
What's in the Park's water? Join Prospect Park Alliance to learn about water chemistry and identify the creatures that live in and around the Park’s waterways.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

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