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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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Sunday, June 11, 2017

Jun11

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Jun11

Historic New York: The General Slocum Disaster

at Parking Lot (in Astoria Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The PS General Slocum was a passenger steamboat built in Brooklyn, New York, in 1891. During her service history, she was involved in a number of mishaps, including multiple groundings and collisions.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Jun11

Yogathon

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Yogathon is a Mind, Body, and Spirit challenge so simply bring your best self, comfortable clothes, and sneakers. We will complete a 1 mile jog, open level Yoga class, and a…
Free!

Jun11

Page Avenue Beach Kayaking

at Page Avenue Beach, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Kayak Staten Island for free public kayaking off the shore at Page Avenue Beach.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Sports, Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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Kids
Jun11

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
Jun11

Trail of the Month: Blue Trail Northwest

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Traverse through Bloodroot Valley and learn about the history of Seaview Hospital on this fast-paced, challenging hike through this less-traveled section of the Blue Trail.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Jun11

World's Fair History Walking Tour

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Hear the stories behind the Unisphere, New York State Pavilion, Hall of Science, Queens Zoo Aviary, Carousel, Time Capsules, Underground Home, second-oldest outdoor antiquity in NYC, and more.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Jun11

Learn to Ride - Adults

at Boxcar Playground (in Crotona Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With our safe, easy, effective method, Learn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike, as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

Jun11

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
Jun11

Freshwater Fishing

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp or chain pickerel. Participation is first-come, first-served
Category: Best for Kids, Fishing
Free!

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