This Weekend in NYC Parks, June 23rd and 24th

Saturday, June 23

Cleaning Westerleigh Park

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come out and lend a hand to help us rake, weed and do various gardening chores. Join us for… Location: Westerleigh Park, Staten Island
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Fitness Hike (Vigorous)

11:00 a.m.
Hiking is the ultimate way to enjoy the outdoors and reduce stress. Regardless of the…
Location: High Rock Ranger Station (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

Rockstock and Barrels

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Rockaway rocks with this 6th annual festival including surf contests, skate board demos and…
Location: B.90th street Rockaway Beach (in Rockaway Beach), Queens

Summer on the Hudson: Kayaking on the Hudson

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Downtown Boathouse for 20-minute instructional paddles, and explore the Hudson…
Location: AccessibleKayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

Sunday, June 24

Saltwater Fishing

11:00 a.m.
Mastering any new skill requires practice and patience. Fishing programs help develop these…
Location: East River Esplanade, Manhattan

Lost Ladybugs at High Rock Park

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Some species of ladybugs, including the official insect of New York State seem to be…
Location: AccessibleHigh Rock Gate (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

GREEN TIP

Stay hydrated and productive during these hot summer days by carrying your own reusable water bottle instead of buying one. Over 1500 bottles of water are consumed in the US every second, and 90% of these go into landfills. Parkies Marianne Anderson in the Bronx and Jeff Sigadel in Brooklyn have already pledged to bring a reusable water bottle to work.

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