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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 24, 2017

Jun24

Learn to Ride

at Bowne PlaygroundQueens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free fun event! Show your kids, ages five and older, how to ride a two- wheeler.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Bike Month NYC, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun24

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jun24

Olympic Day: Countries Around The World

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Visitors will be competing in unique sports and activities that are found throughout different countries across the world.
Category: Sports
Free!

Jun24

Basic Canoeing

at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Jun24

CANCELLED: Saltwater Fishing

at West Harlem Piers ParkManhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp, or chain pickerel. Participation is first-come, first-served
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun24

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.
Mary Ann Schmidt will share the E. Haywood story "Storm Child" and Marianne McShane will share the Irish tale "Triona in the Land Below the Well."
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun24

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!

Jun24

Meet the Bees: A Hands-On Adventure in the Apiary

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Observe bee behavior in the gardens, then suit up in a hat and veil to peek inside a hive filled with 50,000 honeybees.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks, Wildlife

Jun24

Pollination Headquarters

at Wave HillBronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
See butterfly and insect displays, pick up self-guided tours, take home pollinator-friendly plant lists and adopt a bee-condo.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun24

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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