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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 September 10, 2013 (x) to December 28, 2019

Wednesday, June 21, 2017


Summer Solstice Celebration

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Celebrate the longest and most light-filled day of the year at Socrates!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids, Food, Waterfront, Astronomy

Must See

Folly/Function: Circle Shade – 2?R4 Opening

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join Socrates, the Architectural League of New York, and Eva Jensen Design as we celebrate the unveiling of Circle Shade – 2?R4, the 2017 winning proposal for Folly/Function.
Category: Art, Waterfront


Family Yoga

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

5:30 p.m.6:15 p.m.
Age and developmentally appropriate yoga poses, animated breathing exercises, and soothing relaxation techniques awaken the inner-child of all age participants.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness


Table Toppers

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Children participate in a variety of table-top games and tournaments.
Category: Games, Best for Kids

Best For

Horseshoe Crab Monitoring

at Calvert Vaux Park, Brooklyn

5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join the Stewardship Team for an evening of horseshoe crab monitoring! Since 2013, NYC Parks has been monitoring horseshoe crab spawning activity along the restored sandy beach at…
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront, Wildlife


Water's Edge Garden Tour

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join an experienced member of our Horticulture Department and learn about the flowers growing along the water’s edge.
Category: Nature, Waterfront


Design Tour: Elevated Design

at High Line (in The High Line), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Get an insider's look at the unique design elements of the High Line and the notable architecture in the neighborhood.
Category: Tours


Art Inspired By...Abstract Flowers

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us to create your own masterpiece inspired by abstract flowers.
Category: Nature, Art


Evening Group Hike and Trail Run

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Staten Island Greenbelt Conservancy for a hike or trail run on Wednesday evenings. Pick one!
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking


Public Art Opening: Blythe Cain in Fort Greene Park

at Myrtle Avenue Plaza (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks, the Ft. Greene Park Conservancy and Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership for the public art opening of Blythe Cain's installation at Myrtle Avenue and Washington.
Category: Accessible, Art, Seniors

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