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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 21, 2013 (x) to August 30, 2017

Sunday, May 29, 2016


Basic Orienteering

at Forest Avenue and Silver Lake Park Road (in Silver Lake Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On an orienteering program, you will learn the skills to navigate using a map and compass.
Category: Nature, Hiking


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


Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Category: Nature, Volunteer


Science in the Park

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Alley Pond Environmental Center and New York Hall of Science for free, hands-on science programming in Alley Pond Park.
Category: Nature


Arts, Culture & Fun: Wildlife of New York

at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Illustrator Giada Crispiels for a unique coloring project celebrating her new book Wildlife of New York which captures the diverse beauty of the city.
Category: Accessible, Art, Talks, Seniors


Omar's Summer Blast-Off Party for kids at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Bring all the family to Fantasy Forest Amusement Park this Memorial Day Weekend!
Category: Dance, Games, Best for Kids, Food

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Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours


Fleece Fun

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Lefferts Historic House and see how wool was used on a Flatbush farm.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids

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Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours


The Art of Recycling

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join a workshop with artist Chris Spollen, an award-winning illustrator, who has evolved from working with traditional materials on paper to creating evocative mixed-media projects.
Category: Art, Talks

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