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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 16, 2018

Jun16

Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees - The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak! Discover how trees - from seeds and leaves to logs - contribute to the health of an urban park woodland community.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Jun16

It's My Park at Pelham Parkway North

at Pelham Parkway North and Wallace Avenue, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Pelham Parkway North to water and maintain our green space clean and free of debris.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jun16

Introduction to Bee Hive Inspection

at Bryant Hill Community Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Community garden beekeepers and those interested in learning to keep bees are invited to join us for an early summer hive-check. We'll open a hive to examine and learn about the colony.
Category: Education
Free!

Jun16

Forest Restoration Volunteer Days

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Work together with The Van Cortlandt Park Conservancy and NYC Parks staff to help restore Van Cortlandt Park's forests.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jun16

Family Art Project: Pollinator Bats and Nocturnal Flowers

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Thirsty at night? Some pollinators are, like the shy bat. Luckily for the bat, species like mango, cacao, banana, guava and agave rely on bats to pollinate their flowers.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

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Jun16

It's My Park at Red Hook Recreation Area

at Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Red Hook Conservancy to beautify local parks at Red Hook Recreation Area.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jun16

It's My Park at Carter G. Woodson Children's Park

at Carter G. Woodson Children's Park, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Empowering Youth in Excellence, Inc. to beautify Carter G. Woodson Children's Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jun16

Grow NYC SWAP

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
At the Swap, you can exchange clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, house wares, games, books, and toys.
Free!

Jun16

Pollination Headquarters

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
See butterfly and insect displays, take home pollinator-friendly plant lists, join pollinator walks, share your observations, and check out our “bee hotel” in the Flower Garden.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun16

Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads you to tone and define your core, lower back, and glutes with cardio exercises that keep your heart rate up and fat burning.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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