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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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from May 17, 2013 (x) to January 20, 2018

Saturday, July 16, 2016


OB Kite Flying Festival

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come join us for the Ocean Breeze Kite Flying Festival! Bring your own kite, or come make one with us.
Category: Best for Kids

Best For

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

Best For

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


'Sanctuaries': Drawing Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
As part of her exhibit at Queens Botanical Garden, Arocha teaches you to identify shapes that guide you as you create your own drawings of birds.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Nature, Art, Games


Spinning and Felting Workshop

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This workshop focuses on the process of cloth making from raw fleece and roving (cleaned, carded fleece) to yarn and felted fabrics.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Talks


White Island Birding Canoe Excursion (Advanced)

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Experienced paddlers can enjoy this birding by canoe expedition with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Nature


Ranger's Choice: Flushing Freedom Mile

at Daniel Carter Beard Mall, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers lead you on a walk that highlights the historic sites in Flushing, dating back as early as the late 1600s.
Category: History, Hiking

Must See

Wonderful World Festival at Flushing Meadows Park

at Festival Site (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Down the road from Louis Armstrong’s home and at the site of the World’s Fair, Queens now has a festival worthy of the Wonderful World he celebrated in his music.
Category: Concerts, Art, Free Summer Concerts



at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:45 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Goalball is a Paralympic sport for athletes with visual impairments.It is played by two teams of three who are blindfolded using a ball with bells inside.
Category: Accessible, Sports


FLOW.16 Art Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come meet the artists and hear more about their inspirations and challenges in creating unique pieces of outdoor public art.
Category: Art, Tours

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