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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 10, 2017


Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront

Best For

Living Soil: Soil Fertility for Crop Production

at Snug Harbor, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to nourish the soil to support plants in developing our favorite fruiting crops and make this summer's harvest the best you've ever had!
Category: Education, Nature, Talks


Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark Graphic Novel Workshop Series

at Bushwick Inlet Park Center (in Bushwick Inlet Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
In this workshop series for 4 Saturdays in June, you will learn the foundations of what makes up a graphic novel or comic.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art


It's My Park at St. Nicholas Park

at West 135th Street Plaza (in St. Nicholas Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with TRASH project to to clean and beautify St. Nicholas Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


Summer on the Hudson: AmpLit: Amplifying Fresh Voices in the Literature

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson and Lamprophonic amplify fresh voices in the literature and bring authors center stage with readings, workshops, panels, and a community market.
Category: Accessible, Talks, Waterfront


Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance for a bird-watching walk and learn about Prospect Park's magnificent array of birds and how to identify them!
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife


Edgar Allan Poe Illustrated Opening Reception

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us at the opening reception for Edgar Allan Poe Illustrated, an exhibition showcasing the literary work of Edgar Allan Poe interpreted by contemporary illustrators.
Category: Art


Greenbelt Outdoor Adventure Day at Willowbrook Park

at 1 Eton Place (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The first-ever Greenbelt Outdoor Adventure Day will give New Yorkers the chance to try outdoor activities of all kinds and experience Staten Island’s vast Greenbelt.
Category: Nature, Games, Best for Kids, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Fishing, Hiking, Wildlife

Must See

Rowing on Prospect Park Lake

at The Well House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Rowing is a beautifully simple, healthy, and empowering sport, and the ample waters of the lake are an ideal place to pursue its pleasures.
Category: Nature, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront


Arts, Culture & Fun: Taikoza

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Taikoza has created a new sound using the thunderous rhythms of the ancestral Taiko drums and the magical sounds of the bamboo flutes.
Category: Concerts

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