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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 17, 2017

Jun17

Bike Tour of Bed-Stuy Community Gardens

at Myrtle Village Green Community Garden, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Myrtle Village Green Community Garden, in partnership with Bed-Stuy Restoration Corporation, is leading a family-friendly bike tour of some of our favorite community gardens in Bed-Stuy.
Category: Tours
Free!

Jun17

Urban Farm Exploration Day

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun17

Adventures NYC

at Naumburg Bandshell (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy rock climbing, zip lining, mountain biking, virtual reality surfing, and more at our annual summer festival.
Category: Education, Festivals, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun17

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark Graphic Novel Workshop Series

at Bushwick Inlet Park Center (in Bushwick Inlet Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
In this workshop series for 4 Saturdays in June, you will learn the foundations of what makes up a graphic novel or comic.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

Jun17

Family Fun Day

at Main Street and Elder Avenue (in Kissena Corridor Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks & Council Member Peter Koo for an afternoon inflatables, popcorn, cotton candy, ices, prizes, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun17

Bones of Baisley

at 134 Ave & 150 Street (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 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: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun17

Kids Saturday Sculpture Event

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This art-based workshop focuses on the Underground Railroad, including secret messages that were encoded through patchwork quilts to help guide slaves to freedom.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun17

Juneteenth Celebration

at M'finda Kalunga Community Garden (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join M’Finda Kalunga Community Garden for their 2017 Juneteenth Celebration! Juneteenth marks the freedom of the last enslaved African Americans in the U.S. For more…
Category: History
Free!

Jun17

Screenwriting Workshop

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring the story idea you wish to develop into a screenplay or series.
Category: Education
Free!

Jun17

CANCELLED: Bronx Fiction Writers

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The Bronx Writers Center presents this exciting new gathering of crime and noir writers to the fantastic Poe Park Visitor Center adjacent to the Poe Cottage, where the American master…
Category: Accessible
Free!

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