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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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from June 11, 2013 (x) to August 30, 2017

Tuesday, June 21, 2016


Le Petit Zen Art: Still Life

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature Zen works of art (4"x6" or less) using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, and ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art, Seniors


Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Seniors


Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For

Pop Up Aquarium!

at Sternberg Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the NY Aquarium for a Pop Up Aquarium experience in your neighborhood park!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids

Best For

Summer Sports Experience at the Playground for all Children, Queens

at 111th Street and 53rd Avenue (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Come learn the basics of Wiffleball, Tee ball and kickball, Flag Football, and other sports at this FREE Drop in program at the Playground for all Children in Queens.
Category: Fitness, Games, Sports


Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval

at Williamsbridge Oval, Bronx, Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

4:00 p.m.6:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience

Best For

Make Music NY at Morris-Jumel!

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Morris-Jumel will host local artists for an acoustic concert on their grand entrance porch, shaded by breezy oaks.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts


Make Music New York: Summer Ascension

at Harbor View Lawn (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Dance to the rhythmic sounds of NYC’s boldest street ensembles at Summer Ascension in Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts


Summer Solstice Celebration

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy vibrant Afro-Brazilian drumming by Batala NYC, a performance and capoeira demonstrations by Capoeira Nago, an eclectic selection of delicious Brazilian BBQ, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Best for Kids, Food, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Astronomy

Must See

Summer on the Hudson: 10th Annual Make Music New York Presents Glass on Water

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Glass on Water, an evening of Philip Glass Etudes, will form the backdrop to a beautiful twilight in Riverside Park and a celebration of a decade of Make Music New York.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront, Seniors

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