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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

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

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.
Want to start recycling your food waste at home? Join us at Dorothy Strelsin Communuity Garden as we dive into composting indoors using a worm bin. Participants will get to explore the…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 6

Roller Skate at Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Go skating at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Find information and details at the Pier 2 Roller Rink website.
Category: Kids, Sports, Waterfront

Best For
Kids
Jun 6

It's My Park at McCarren Park

at Fieldhouse Grass (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Volunteers will help clean up and beautify McCarren Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jun 6

Go Greenpoint! Greenpoint Festival

at McCarren Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The event includes education with schools, community groups, and companies displaying research or art projects that will enhance our appreciation and understanding of our environment.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 6

Greencycle Swaps

at McCarren Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
One man’s trash is another man’s treasure! Drop off your cleaned gently-used and working items, browse the selection and take as many “riches” as you can carry for a $5 donation.
Category: Markets

Jun 6

Annual Bronx River Festival: Hello Herring

at 180th Street & Boston Road (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This festival will include an animal show, music, free community paddles, a ramble tour, live performances, and more.
Category: Education, Dance, Nature, Art, Festivals, History, Kids, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 6

Drifting in Daylight

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan, The Great Hill (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Harlem Meer near Malcolm X Blvd Entrance (in Central Park), Manhattan, Path around Harlem Meer (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Drifting in Daylight is a dreamy springtime pathway of art that winds through the world’s most iconic park. The multi-part art installation includes performative,…
Category: Art
Free!

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

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