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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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Sunday, June 5, 2016

Jun 5

Family Art Project: Soil Searching

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Outdoor explorations, group experiments, drawing, and staining with actual soil, watercolors, and other mixed media, help us get in touch with the natural world around us.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 5

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for All Children

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 5

Plein Air Painting Showcase

at Cloisters Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
As part of Garden Days at Fort Tryon Park, landscape painters have been invited to demonstrate their painting techniques on the Cloisters Lawn.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Jun 5

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Park House (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Brower Park to do a general cleanuup at Brower Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jun 5

Waterfront Walks: Guided Park Tours

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join our docents on a tour to learn about the history of the Brooklyn waterfront, Brooklyn Bridge Park’s sustainable design, and how the park came to life!
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Jun 5

Basic Canoeing

at Van Cortlandt Golf House and Lower Putnam Trail (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you’ll never forget.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 5

Bike Path Cruise Ride

at Putnam Avenue and Van Cortlandt Park South (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bike Path Cruise Rides are a partnership between Bike New York and Five Boro Bicycle Club (5BBC) to give novice adult cyclists more opportunities to sharpen their skills.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Learn To Ride
Free!

Jun 5

CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Jun 5

Meditation

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 a.m.
Take a moment to connect with your inner self while practicing peace and mindfulness.
Category: Fitness

Jun 5

Basketball Clinics

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Big and Little Skills Academy for dynamic basketball clinics for ages 8 to 17.
Category: Sports
Free!

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