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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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Friday, June 17, 2016

Jun 17

CityParks PuppetMobile Presents Puss in Boots

at Buz O' Rourke Playground (in Crocheron Park), Queens

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Despite his reputation as a sly trickster, Puss soon proves himself a caring friend to all, willing to help at any cost!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 17

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Jun 17

Shape Up NYC: Cardio & Body Strengthening

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Jun 17

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 17

Summerfest

at La Plaza Cultural (in ), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Good Old Lower East Side, a housing and preservation organization that has served the Lower East Side since 1977, is sponsoring Summerfest, a free community event open to the public.
Category: Education, Festivals
Free!

Jun 17

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 17

New York City Opera Performance in Bryant Park: Daniel Catán’s Florencia en el Amazonas

at Bryant Park Stage (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Inspired by the magical realism of author Gabriel García Márquez, Catán’s passionate and sensuous score has become one of the most popular contemporary operas in America.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 17

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Jun 17

Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Jun 17

Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, History, Tours

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