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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 3, 2017

Jun 3

World Science Festival Fish Count

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Educators and biologists will be on hand as participants strap on waders and go out into the Harlem River to cast nets in search of the underwater life right here in NYC.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Fishing, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 3

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.
Laura Simms and Ambassador Riggelsen will share the H.C. Andersen story "The Nightingale" and Joy Kelly will share the Haitian story "A Very Happy Donkey," with music by Art Baron.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 3

Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for Zumba in the park! Dance in the sun and get fit with friends at West Harlem Piers Park.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jun 3

National Trails Day Hike

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This National Trails Day, take a light hike around the Greenbelt Nature Center to enjoy the sights, scents, and sounds of the N trail!
Category: Nature, Seniors, Hiking, National Trails Day
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 3

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Step out of the bustling city and see the part of Central Park that most resembles the Adirondack Mountains.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors, National Trails Day

Jun 3

Summer on the Hudson: New York City Fish Count

at 172nd Street Beach (in Fort Washington Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
As part of the annual World Science Festival, we will wade into the Hudson River to collect and count what species of fish we find.
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 3

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Jun 3

Wade Into the Bronx River: Great Fish Count

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
A free, family event provided by the Bronx River Alliance to take a look under the surface of the Bronx River.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 3

Pop-Up Audubon I: Incredible Invertebrates

at Vanderbilt Street Playground (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to examine the tiniest creatures in Prospect Park. Pop-Up Audubon I is best for ages 8 and under.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 3

Pop-up Audubon II: Water Detectives

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
What's in the Park's water? Join Prospect Park Alliance to learn about water chemistry and identify the creatures that live in and around the Park’s waterways.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

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