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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 24, 2017

Jun24

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
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 Hill, Bronx 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

Windmill Community Garden Grand Opening Block Party

at Windmill Community Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us for the grand opening of Windmill Community Garden, featuring a block party and more!
Category: Nature, Art, Games, Best for Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event
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

Learn to Ride

at Bowne Playground, Queens

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

CANCELLED: Family Fun Field Day

at Parade Grounds (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a fun afternoon of free activities, including kayaking, inflatables, interactive games, live entertainment, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids, Sports, Food, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun24

Hydrangea Hurrah at Madison Square Park

at Madison Square Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Hydrangea Hurrah is a family-friendly event with a host of free, fun activities including guest speakers, park tours, floral demos, a kids zone with games, and musical entertainment.
Category: Accessible, Education, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun24

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark Graphic Novel Workshop Series

at Bushwick Inlet Park Center (in Bushwick Inlet Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
In this workshop series for 4 Saturdays in June, you will learn the foundations of what makes up a graphic novel or comic.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

Jun24

Learn to Ride - Kids

at St. Ann's Avenue and 147th Street (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn to Rideā€”Kids is a free group class for children who are ready to ditch their training wheels and ride a two-wheeler for the first time.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

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