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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 April 15, 2018

Sunday, June 26, 2016


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


Only in Queens Summer Festival

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Head to Flushing Meadows Corona Park for the Only In Queens Summer Festival, and enjoy live music, historic tours, family fun, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Free Summer Concerts

Must See

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


Third Annual Garden Party Fundraiser: Summer Picnic

at First Quincy Street Community Garden (in ), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The theme for the garden party is summer picnic. We provide tables, chairs, beverages, and dessert. Guests bring their own food, tablecloths, and fancy fun table decorations.
Category: Food


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


Discovery Walks for Families: Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Bring your family for a guided walk through the Ramble and take part in hands-on exploration. Learn about what makes Central Park a sanctuary for plants, animals and humans…
Category: Education, Nature, Tours


Drawing in the Garden with a Model

at 6th Street and Avenue B Community Garden (in ), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy three hours of drawing from a model in our beautiful, lush, green garden. Bring your art supplies. Some supplies available for drop-ins
Category: Arts & Crafts

Must See

The Great Miguelino Show by Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

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

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Miguelino’s tricks will leave some guests in awe while making other guests laugh.
Category: Best for Kids

Best For

Arts, Culture & Fun Presents Dance Away the Night: Tango

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make friends or dance with a new partner while enjoying live tango music, stories, and classes.
Category: Dance


Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours

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