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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 18, 2016

Jun18

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
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun18

The Uni Project at Astoria Heights Park

at Astoria Heights Playground (JHS 10) (in Astoria Heights Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come read and draw at the Uni in Astoria Heights Park!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun18

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
Free!

Jun18

Build a Bird Feeder

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn how to build a bird feeder at this free, family-friendly Urban Park Ranger program this weekend. Registration is required.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun18

Family Day

at Electric Playground, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Lancman for a day of games, popcorn, a visit from The Nature Company, inflatables, and more!
Category: Games, Best for Kids, Father's Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun18

34th Annual Mermaid Parade

at Coney Island Boardwalk (in ), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The parade features participants dressed in sea-themed costumes, antique cars, and music along the route, as the parade heads to Coney Island Boardwalk.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun18

Goalball

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

Jun18

Historical Tour (North)

at Randall's Island Connector (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come learn more about Robert Moses, the bridges, and the history of the island and the park it became.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Jun18

Hattie Carthan Community Garden: 11th Annual Food Heritage Festival

at Hattie Carthan Garden (in Hattie Carthan Community Garden), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
This year's theme "Our Food is Our Culture" is a community offering of foods from the African Diaspora.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Best for Kids, Markets, Father's Day, Food, Seniors

Must See
Event
Jun18

Paper Arts & Crafts: Design Paper Fans

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts and crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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