NYC Parks Events – June 7-13, 2014

    NYC Parks Events – June 7-13, 2014


    Forest and Highland Park Sports Clinics
    This February, take some time to come out to Parks to learn about the trials and victories of black Americans. Visit our permanent sculpture collection, which represent great African-Americans and themes from Black history, or take in an event at one of our recreation centers.

    16 Parks for Your Next Staycation
    This summer, spend your next vacation right here in New York City. From forests, to historic forts, to our favorite natural areas, you can explore these off-the-radar park gems!


    Saturday, June 7

    It’s My Park Day at Corona Plaza
    at Corona Plaza, Queens
    9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

    History of the Highland Park Ridgewood Reservoir

    at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens
    10:00 a.m.

    Bronx Food and Farms Trolley Tour: Caribbean Culture
    at Bronx Trolley Tour Pickup
    10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

    Basic Canoeing
    at Willowbrook Park, Staten Island
    11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

    Jeffrey’s Hook Lighthouse Open House
    at Fort Washington Park, Manhattan
    1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

    Sunday, June 8

    Annual Pug Fun Day at Alice Austen House
    at Alice Austen House Museum, Staten Island
    10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

    Brooklyn Bridge Park Tour
    at Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn
    12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.

    7th Annual Red Hook Jazz Festival
    at Urban Meadow Community Garden
    1:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

    Concert in the Park: Sessions The Music of Motown
    at St Albans Park, Queens
    5:00 p.m.

    Summer on the Hudson: Let’s Dance
    at Riverside Park South, Manhattan
    6:00 p.m.–9:30 p.m.

    Upcoming Events

    CityParks PuppetMobile Presents: Little Red’s Hood
    at Baisley Pond Park, Queens
    Monday, June 9, 2014
    11:00 a.m.

    Bronx River Muskrat Cove Tree Planting
    at Bronx Park, Bronx
    Tuesday, June 10, 2014
    9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

    Ribbon Cutting for Phase III of the Washington Square Park renovation.
    at Washington Square Park, Manhattan
    Tuesday, June 10, 2014
    12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.

    NYC Parks and HERSHEY’S Youth Open Track Meet
    at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx
    Wednesday, June 11, 2014
    4:30 p.m.

    Celebrate Brooklyn! Presents The Music of Ornette Coleman Featuring Denardo Coleman Vibe
    at Prospect Park, Brooklyn
    Thursday, June 12, 2014
    7:00 p.m.