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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 17, 2017

Jun17

Juneteenth Celebration

at M'finda Kalunga Community Garden (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join M’Finda Kalunga Community Garden for their 2017 Juneteenth Celebration! Juneteenth marks the freedom of the last enslaved African Americans in the U.S. For more…
Category: History
Free!

Jun17

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hear about the people who once called Wave Hill home, among them Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt, Bashford Dean and Arturo Toscanini.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Jun17

Wildflower Seed Balls

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Use our locally-produced compost to create native wildflower seed balls.
Category: Nature

Jun17

CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Astoria Heights Playground

at Astoria Heights Playground (JHS 10) (in Astoria Heights Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of…
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun17

Revolutionary New York: Staten Island 1776

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Become a part of America's historic revolution and join the Urban Park Rangers as we explore and discuss this park's and Staten Island's connection to the War of Independence.
Category: History
Free!

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Jun17

Scavenger Hunt

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Nature scavenger hunts are a great way to connect to the natural world and get moving outside.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun17

NYC Compost Project: Turn and Learn

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn sustainable landscape management practices and help us make compost.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jun17

Learn to Ride - Adults

at Gershwin School (in Linden Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike, as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

Jun17

Family Day

at Electric Playground, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for a fun afternoon of games, crafts, a photo booth, an animal show, inflatables, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids, Father's Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun17

Art Exhibition: Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County sponsored by Protectors of Pine Oak Woods, Staten Island’s land conservation organization. Come view original artwork celebrating nature…
Category: Birding, Nature, Art, Wildlife
Free!

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