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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

Jun 18

Family Fitness Festival

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 and now is the time to learn how to keep the entire family healthy and…
Category: Education, Fitness, Best for Kids, Father's Day, Food, Talks, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 18

Bones of Baisley

at Baisley Pond Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Did you know? While dredging the bottom of Baisley Pond in the late 1800s, city workers unearthed the remains of an American Mastodon. Today a sculpture of a mastodon in Sutphin…
Category: Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Father's Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 18

Ladybug Release

at Elizabeth Street Garden, Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us as we release thousands of ladybugs into the garden and learn how these critters are helpful to the environment and control pests.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 18

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Visit the Wyckoff Farmhouse this winter for a free family day! While our public tours on Fridays and Saturdays are normally geared for an adult audience, we’ve planned engaging,…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Best for Kids, Father's Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 18

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 18

The Uni Project at Astoria Heights Park

at Astoria Heights Playground (JHS 10) (in Astoria Heights Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come read and draw at the Uni in Astoria Heights Park!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 18

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Category: Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jun 18

Build a Bird Feeder

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn how to build a bird feeder at this free, family-friendly Urban Park Ranger program this weekend. Registration is required.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 18

Family Day

at Electric Playground, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Lancman for a day of games, popcorn, a visit from The Nature Company, inflatables, and more!
Category: Games, Best for Kids, Father's Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 18

34th 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, antique cars, and music along the route, as the parade heads to Coney Island Boardwalk.
Free!

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