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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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Saturday, June 17, 2017

Jun17

Juneteenth Celebration

at M'finda Kalunga Community Garden (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join M’Finda Kalunga Community Garden for their 2017 Juneteenth Celebration! Juneteenth marks the freedom of the last enslaved African Americans in the U.S. For more…
Category: History
Free!

Jun17

Introduction to Bird Watching

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance for a bird-watching walk and learn about Prospect Park's magnificent array of birds and how to identify them!
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Jun17

Screenwriting Workshop

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring the story idea you wish to develop into a screenplay or series.
Category: Education
Free!

Jun17

CANCELLED: Bronx Fiction Writers

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The Bronx Writers Center presents this exciting new gathering of crime and noir writers to the fantastic Poe Park Visitor Center adjacent to the Poe Cottage, where the American master…
Category: Accessible
Free!

Jun17

McKinley Family Day

at McKinely Park (in McKinley Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring the whole family to this delightful afternoon of games, arts and crafts, face painting, music, popcorn, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun17

Rowing on Prospect Park Lake

at The Well House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Rowing is a beautifully simple, healthy, and empowering sport, and the ample waters of the lake are an ideal place to pursue its pleasures.
Category: Nature, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jun17

Family Fitness Festival : Healthy Alternatives

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Free samples! Free food demos! Free fitness classes! Free sports! Come get ready for summer. School is out…
Category: Education, Fitness, Best for Kids, Father's Day, Food, Talks, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun17

35th Annual Mermaid Parade

at Coney Island Boardwalk (in ), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The parade features participants dressed in sea-themed costumes, as well as antique cars, and music along the route, as the parade heads to Coney Island Boardwalk.
Category: Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun17

It's My Park at Macri Triangle

at Near the bocce courts (in Macri Triangle), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Macri Park to help care for the bocce court at Macri Triangle.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jun17

NYC Compost Project: Turn and Learn

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn sustainable landscape management practices and help us make compost.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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