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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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Friday, June 17, 2016

Jun17

Summerfest

at La Plaza Cultural (in ), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Good Old Lower East Side, a housing and preservation organization that has served the Lower East Side since 1977, is sponsoring Summerfest, a free community event open to the public.
Category: Education, Festivals
Free!

Jun17

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun17

New York City Opera Performance in Bryant Park: Daniel Catán’s Florencia en el Amazonas

at Bryant Park Stage (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Inspired by the magical realism of author Gabriel García Márquez, Catán’s passionate and sensuous score has become one of the most popular contemporary operas in America.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun17

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Jun17

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Jun17

Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Jun17

Summer Sports Experience: Sports Clinics - Flag Football

at J Hood Wright Park (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of flag football at our free sports clinics in J Hood Wright Park. Open to kids and teens ages 6 years to 17 years.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun17

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make arts and crafts items relating to celebrity women from the Bronx. For all ages; parents and kids together.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun17

Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Jun17

Farm Stand Fridays

at Snug Harbor, Staten Island

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The Heritage Farm Stand sells seasonally fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs produced on their 2.5-acre farm.
Category: Markets, Food
Free!

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