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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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Sunday, June 7, 2015

Jun 7

Like Sea Glass: A Handful of Light Search & Discovery Workshop

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
In this interactive program for families and people with disabilities, participants will explore a temporary installation of touchable art glass by artist MJ Levy Dickson. Using pieces…
Category: Art
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 7

Flax to Linen

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to check on the flax crop they planted in the Spring and try out the tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.
Category: Education, History, Kids

Best For
Kids
Jun 7

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Jun 7

Summer Exhibitions Opening Reception - Seven Deadly Sins: Wrath–Force

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Seven Deadly Sins: Wrath–Force of Nature explores contemporary anxieties about the environment through painterly and sculptural depictions of natural disasters and their aftermath.
Category: Art, Talks

Must See
Event
Jun 7

Staten Island OutLOUD presents: “The Conference of the Birds”

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Join us for a spoken word performance of this Persian classic, with original choreography & dance performance by Melissa West.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Jun 7

Summer on the Hudson: Let's Dance

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Learn to dance like a pro at these salsa, cha-cha, and bachata lessons and group social dances led by master teachers from the Piel Canela Dance and Music School.
Category: Education, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront
Free!

Jun 7

Bayside Historical Society Lawn Concert

at 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy an outdoor concert with the band Desert Highway.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Jun 7

Hudson Warehouse: Henry IV Part I

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
This Shakespeare play depicts a span of history that begins with Hotspur's battle at Homildon late in 1402 and ends with the defeat of the rebels at Shrewsbury in the middle of 1403.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Jun 7

Movies in the Parks: The Boxtrolls

at Pavilion (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!
Category: Film, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, June 8, 2015

Jun 8

Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals, snake skeletons, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

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