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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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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Jun 8

Landmark at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Marking Socrates Sculpture Park’s 30th anniversary, the park presents Landmark, a series of artist commissions and projects that transforms the land both physically and symbolically.
Category: Accessible, Art, Waterfront
Free!

Jun 8

CityParks PuppetMobile presents Puss in Boots

at Manhattan (in Hudson Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
City Parks Foundation offers a traveling puppet show, CityParks PuppetMobile, the oldest continually operating company of its kind in the country, which presents free performances…
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 8

CityParks PuppetMobile presents 'Puss in Boots'

at Hudson Park, Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Despite his reputation as a sly trickster, Puss soon proves himself a caring friend to all, willing to help at any cost!
Category: Best for Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 8

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Jun 8

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 8

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

Jun 8

Author Walter Shapiro, Acclaimed Journalist, Political Columnist

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
From WWII to the state of our current politics, learn the secrets to being a great con-man through the untold story of a larger-than-life, eternal hustler who changed the course of history.
Category: Talks
Free!

Jun 8

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Jun 8

Summer Sports Experience: Sports Clinics - Softball

at J Hood Wright Park (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of flag football at our free sports clinics in J Hood Wright Park. Open to kids and teens ages 6 years to 17 years.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 8

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

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