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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 July 12, 2013 (x) to August 30, 2017

Sunday, June 26, 2016


In the Footsteps of Edgar Allan Poe: A Walk from Poe Cottage to High Bridge

at Edgar Allan Poe Cottage (in Poe Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Bronx Co. Historical Society educator Angel Hernandez on a three-mile walk from Poe Cottage to High Bridge via Aqueduct Avenue.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront


Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: History, Tours


Pier Kids at Brooklyn Bridge Park: Wildlife Theater - Butterfly Boogie

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Butterfly Boogie will take you on an adventure and show you why bugs are actually the coolest creatures around.
Category: Best for Kids

Best For

Discovery Day at Freshkills Park

at Freshkills Park Event Entrance, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This is a one-day opportunity to discover the unique experience and views the park has to offer.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Art, Fitness, History, Tours, Volunteer, Food, Kayaking and Canoeing, Hiking

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at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Take a moment to connect with your inner self while practicing peace and mindfulness.
Category: Fitness


Pride March in Manhattan

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
March with Alice Austen House and the Pride Center of Staten Island to recognize Alice Austen and Gertrude Tate’s historic relationship.
Category: History, Gay Pride Month


Family Day

at Shore Parkway and East 12th Street (in Homecrest Playground), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Councilmember Chaim Deutsch for a fun-filled Family Day at Homecrest Playground!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Sports

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Basketball Clinics

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Big and Little Skills Academy for dynamic basketball clinics for ages 8 to 17.
Category: Sports


Freshwater Fishing

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp or chain pickerel. This program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first-come, first-served.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Fishing

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Festival de las Flores

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
See and take pictures with completed floral creations, enjoy bilingual storytime and crafts, and sample delicious Colombian foods.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Nature, Art, Festivals, Food

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