Yeah, Everyone Loves This Great Randall’s Island Harlem Family Staycation

Okay, your sitting at home in Harlem wondering what can I do with the family next month in June? Well, it just so happens at the beginning of June 2017, you can enjoy a Randall’s Island Treasure Hunt, a Fish Count, Yoga in the Park every Tuesday and Dance Boot Camp every Wednesday and the upcoming Movie Night with Despicable Me!

All events are Free – check them out here:

The Great Randall’s Island Treasure Hunt

June 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us as we unlock Island secrets at The Great Randall’s Island Treasure Hunt! This event, offered in partnership with Hudson Valley Orienteering, includes two orienteering courses – one for adults and one for children. Learn how to use a map and compass (provided) while exploring the Park; arts and crafts as well as light refreshments provided. Treasure for all who participate!

Other Fun Events On The Island Include:

World Science Festival Fish Count

June 3 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join our experienced RIPA staff for the World Science Festival’s Great Fish Count! Educators and biologists will be on hand as participants strap on waders and go out into the Harlem River to cast nets in search of the underwater life right here in NYC. We will be learning about the diversity of life in the river and what is needed to survive and thrive in the waters that surround the Island! This is a free event for all ages.
Location: 1/4 mile north of the 103rd Street Footbridge

Yoga in the Park

June 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm (Every Tuesday – Free)

Spend some time with us stretching, breathing, and taking full advantage of the evening at a Randall’s Island yoga class. Bring your yoga mat and follow certified instructors from Sweet Water Dance and Yoga to tone your muscles and find your inner peace.

Dance Boot Camp in the Park

June 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Dance boot camp is the perfect way to have fun while getting an amazing workout! These classes combine uplifting music and dancing with beautiful views and fresh air. Follow certified instructors from Sweet Water Dance & Yoga for a fun, high-energy workout along the Park’s shoreline.

Outdoor Movie Night – Despicable Me (PG)

June 11 @ 8:30 pm

A man who delights in all things wicked, supervillain Gru (Steve Carell) hatches a plan to steal the moon. Surrounded by an army of little yellow minions and his impenetrable arsenal of weapons and war machines, Gru makes ready to vanquish all who stand in his way. But nothing in his calculations and groundwork has prepared him for his greatest challenge: three adorable orphan girls (Miranda Cosgrove, Dana Gaier, Elsie Fisher) who want to make him their dad.

Make a extended-weekend of it and find a place t stay on Randall’s Island Hotel or a Bed & Breakfast.

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