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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

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

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!

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
Jun 6

Flax to Linen

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to check on the flax crop they planted in the Spring and try out the tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.
Category: Education, History, Kids

Best For
Kids
Jun 6

Summer Sports Experience

at Lost Battalion Playground (in Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center), Queens

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 6

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!

Jun 6

Propagating Seeds Workshop

at Aberdeen Street Community Garden, Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will leave the workshop with the skills necessary to start most kinds of seeds at home or in the community garden.
Category: Education
Free!

Jun 6

Central Park Tour: Belvedere's Kingdom

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, History, Tours

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