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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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Saturday, June 13, 2015

Jun13

GreenThumb Workshop: Freshkills Park Walking Tour

at St. George Ferry Terminal, Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Community Gardens in New York City are the result of hard work by the hands of many dedicated people who transform previously neglected spaces into spaces that are beautiful and life…
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun13

Family Day

at Rufus King Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come join us for a fun-filled day of crafts, games, inflatables, face painting, light refreshments, and more!
Category: Festivals, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun13

Gardening Workshop for Families: Tour & Vegetable Planting

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Tour vegetable gardens and learn techniques about urban gardening and farming.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Food

Best For
Kids
Jun13

Gardening Workshop: Tropical Plants in a Strawberry Pot

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Transform a terracotta strawberry pot into a sculptural tower of luxuriant tropical plants, perfect for a shady garden terrace or deck. Assistant Director of Public Programs Laurel…
Category: Arts & Crafts

Jun13

Scribble Art Workshop at Dyckman Farmhouse

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
We are excited to present outdoor art installation created by local middle school students. They participated in free Scribble Art Workshop classes in connection with Dyckman Farmhouse…
Category: Education, Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun13

Paper Arts & Crafts

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may include origami, kirigami, decoupage, and collage.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Jun13

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Jun13

Saltwater Fishing

at Bay Ridge Avenue and Shore Road, Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.
Category: Nature, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Jun13

Homes Lost and Found

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Hear readings of short fiction by American writers Sara Orne Jewett and Gwendolyn Brooks.
Category: History
Free!

Jun13

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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