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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 8, 2014

Jun 8

Community Volunteer Day at Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Community Volunteer Day Sunday, June 8, 10am to 1pm Free admission Roll up your sleeves and join your neighbors in volunteering to keep QBG clean and green! Led by QBG staff,…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jun 8

Summer on the Hudson: Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join The Downtown Boathouse for 20-minute instructional paddles. Please wear a bathing suit or shorts and a t-shirt, and know how to swim. Weather permitting. No registration required.
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Fitness, Kids, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 8

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Nature, Art

Jun 8

Rose Garden Festival

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Come June, the Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden is a sea of warm color, flush with reds, whites, yellows, and pinks of more than 4,000 blooming plants. In celebration…
Category: Nature, Festivals

Jun 8

Rose Walk at LaGuardia Corner Gardens

at LaGuardia Corner Community Garden, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Please enjoy a self-guided tour of more than fifty different rose plants nestled among its lovingly tended varieties of annuals and perennials.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jun 8

Red Hook Food Vendors

at Ball Field #1 (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Since 1974, the Red Hook Food Vendors have been serving the most authentic and traditional foods from Latin America in New York City. Named after its location--one of Brooklyn's…
Category: Food
Free!

Jun 8

Annual Pug Fun Day at Alice Austen House

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Celebrated in honor of Alice and her pug, Punch. Join us for a fun day of canine-filled activities on the lawn of the Alice Austen House. Presented by Pug Dog Club of Greater New York.
Category: Dogs

Must See
Event
Jun 8

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jun 8

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Category: Games, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 8

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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