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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

Training 6/6

10:00 a.m.1:00 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

GreenThumb Summer Supply Giveaway

at GreenThumb Compound, Queens

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Pick up basic gardening and maintenance supplies for your garden.
Free!

Jun 6

Forest Fairytales

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Sit back and listen to nature and hear an enchanted tale about the surrounding forest. Program is suitable for ages 3 and up with adult caregiver. Registration recommended.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 6

Siempre Verde Garden: Garden Stories with Hamilton Fish Library

at Siempre Verde Garden, Manhattan

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Monthly summer story time with Hamilton Fish Park Branch Library starting May 7th! Join us for stories for toddlers through five year olds.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 6

Basic Canoeing

at Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Basic canoe programs are great for all skill levels.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

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Jun 6

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome! You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 6

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Games
Free!

Jun 6

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jun 6

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Entrance at Brooklyn Avenue and Prospect Place (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Brower Park to help care for Brower Park. Volunteers are needed to mulch, weed, and plant the butterfly garden and tree beds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jun 6

Summer Sports Experience

at Chelsea Field (in Chelsea Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This program is now full. Please check out our other Summer Sports Experience sessions!
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids

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