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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

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

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

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

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

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

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
Event
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!

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