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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 6, 2015

Jun 6

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at We will be meeting at the Kissena Boulevard front entrance of CUNY Queens College across the street from Gino's Pizzeria.

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Jun 6

Family Day

at Smokey Oval Playground, Queens

12:00 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
Jun 6

Compost with Red Wigglers

at Dorothy Strelsin Memorial Community Garden, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Propagating your own seeds is a timeless way to keep food traditions alive, reduce materials costs, and to promote and protect biodiversity and food sovereignty. Participants will…
Free!

Jun 6

Bryant Park Reading Room: Power Up & Read with Ms. Frizzle & The Magic School Bus™

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word-under the London plane trees-in the open-air Reading Room.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 6

Saturday Sculpture Workshop

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Saturday Sculpture Workshops are organized for kids ages 5- 13 and their families. Workshops are free and offered in the park’s education area on a drop-in basis.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 6

Citizenship Classes for Adults

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.
Category: Education
Free!

Jun 6

Little Red Lighthouse Open House

at Little Red Lighthouse (in Fort Washington Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Jeffrey's Hook Lighthouse has become widely known as the children's literary landmark "The Little Red Lighthouse".
Category: History, Kids, Tours
Free!

Must See
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Jun 6

Compost Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Every Saturday, the Compost Crew processes food scraps collected at the Inwood Greenmarket and organic waste recovered from NYRP's landscaping operations. Learn about the process…
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jun 6

Heather Garden Design Tour with Public Garden Designer Ronda M. Brands

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the design and planting scheme of the three-acre Heather Garden.
Category: Nature, Tours, Talks
Free!

Jun 6

Plants We Eat: Tour & Activity

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Take a tour of the Garden and explore plant parts, identify their functions, and discover which of these parts we eat.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids

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