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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


Landmark at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Marking Socrates Sculpture Park’s 30th anniversary, the park presents Landmark, a series of artist commissions and projects that transforms the land both physically and symbolically.
Category: Accessible, Art, Waterfront


Discovery Walks for Families: Ramble

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Bring your family for a guided walk through the Ramble and take part in hands-on exploration.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours

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Checkmate 101

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come learn how to take your chess game to the next level with Zeebedee Collins! Best for beginners; limited boards available.
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids

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It's My Park at Brower Park

at Park House (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Brower Park to do a general cleanup at Brower Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


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

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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, LGBTQ Pride Month

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