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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 3, 2017

Jun 3

Historic New York: Fort Totten Tunnel Tour

at Fort Totten Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Explore this historic fort in Queens with our Urban Park Rangers.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Jun 3

Discovery Walks for Families: Towering Trees

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak! Discover how trees - from seeds and leaves to logs - contribute to the health of an urban park woodland community.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife, National Trails Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 3

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Green Team provides essential horticultural care to Brooklyn Bridge Park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Jun 3

It's My Park at Conference House Park

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jun 3

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Orvis, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free!
Category: Education, Fishing
Free!

Jun 3

Community Volunteer Day

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Led by QBG staff, volunteers will participate in a variety of gardening activities. Refreshments will be served.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jun 3

National Learn-to-Row Day: Free Basic Rowing Lesson

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Row New York for National Learn to Row day on June 3rd, 2017, for a totally free event, and learn the basics of a sport that will stay with you for a lifetime.
Category: Accessible, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 3

Family Art Project: Rainbow Passage

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore the colors of the rainbow! Look at light refracted through water. Collect transparent materials and create a spectrum to glue and frame into bright window hangings.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 3

National Trails Day: Blaze the Pat Dolan Trail

at Albert H. Mauro Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Discover the Pat Dolan Trail's unique wetland habitat that is home to a variety of rare plants and wildlife. Volunteers will install the path's first trail markers!
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Hiking, Wildlife, National Trails Day
Free!

Jun 3

It's My Park at Union Square Park

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Take part in fun for the whole family with children's activities, including a planting area, face painting, refreshments and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Best For
Kids

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