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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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Saturday, June 4, 2016

Jun 4

Sherman Creek Stewards: Orientation Session

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Interested in joining one of our weekly volunteer opportunities? Come to an orientation session to learn how to get involved with NYRP’s Northern Manhattan parks. Come prepared to work!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jun 4

Plein Air Painting Showcase

at Cloisters Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
As part of Garden Days at Fort Tryon Park, landscape painters have been invited to demonstrate their painting techniques on the Cloisters Lawn.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Jun 4

Birding: Hawk Watch

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Registration is required.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Jun 4

Summer on the Hudson: Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This class is a fusion of Latin, international. and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Category: Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Jun 4

Discovery Hike: Introduction to the Forest

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for a leafy green stroll to introduce the sights, scents, and sounds of the forest.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 4

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Jun 4

Tai Chi

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
These classes offer the opportunity to learn the Taoist method, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jun 4

CityParks PuppetMobile Puppet-Making Workshop

at Waring Playground, Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Make your own puppet with the CityParks PuppetMobile! CityParks PuppetMobile, one of the only traveling puppet theaters in the country, brings Swedish…
Free!

Jun 4

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen: 60th Anniversary Opening Celebration

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Each summer on Saturday morning for the past 60 years, New Yorkers of all ages have listened to stories from around the world at the Hans Christian Andersen Statue in Central Park.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

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Event
Jun 4

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 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
Free!

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