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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 18, 2016

Jun18

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 cleanup at Brower Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jun18

It's My Park at Irving Square Park

at Irving Square Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Irving Square Park to paint and beautify Irving Square Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jun18

Central Park Conservancy Chess Lecture and Simul Series

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn techniques from some of the best names in chess, and then put your new skills to the test in a simul with fellow players at our special chess lecture and simul series.
Category: Education, Games, Talks
Free!

Jun18

Family Arts and Crafts: Horseshoe Crab

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating arts and crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun18

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Sixth Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Enjoy this walk through the park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours.
Category: Nature, Tours

Jun18

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
With over 80 raised beds, two greenhouses, a milk-crate container garden, and even rice paddies, the Farm presents a wide array of crops and growing methods to visitors.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jun18

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Jun18

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.
Jeannine Laverty will share the Grimm Brothers story "Seven Ravens" and Jack McKeon will share the American story "Wiley and the Hairy Man".
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun18

Rainwater Harvesting Workshop with Gowanus Canal Conservancy

at Gowanus Canal Conservancy Nursery, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
In these hands-on workshops, you will learn how to build your own rainwater harvesting system with rain barrels, as well as other ideas for what you can do with GI systems.
Category: Education, Waterfront
Free!

Jun18

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Hear about the people who once called Wave Hill home, among them Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt, Bashford Dean and Arturo Toscanini.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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