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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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from October 13, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Jun 3

Spring Scavenger Hunt

at Brookville Playground (in Brookville Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for a fun-filled day of obstacle courses, music, a scavenger hunt, face painting, and more!
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 3

It's My Park at McCarren Park

at McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Good.Clean.Fun. to encourage park attendees to reimagine the way they encounter the park space by inviting them to become caretakers of the beautiful green space we love.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jun 3

Greencycle Go Green! BK Festival Swap

at McCarren Park Field House (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Bring some clothing, shoes, books, toys, bicycles, phones household items or electronics, and swap it for others' at the Go Green! BK Festival!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jun 3

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

at World's Fair Boathouse (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 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

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.
Join Prospect Park Alliance for a bird-watching walk and learn about Prospect Park's magnificent array of birds and how to identify them!
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Jun 3

Public Art Exhibition Opening: 14 Sculptors On the Rock 2017: An Exhibition of Sculpture

at Beach 94th Street, off Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach), Queens

12:30 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This public art exhibition features 16 sculptures, 15 artists, and 14 sites that celebrate the spirit and beauty of the Rockaways.
Category: Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 3

Spring Garden Tours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Explore seasonal garden highlights at the Queens Botanical Garden with QBG's knowledgeable staff on the first weekend of each month.
Category: Nature, Tours

Jun 3

Storefront Science: All About Plants

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Dr. A for a bunch of plant-based experiments—how they grow, what they look like inside—and take home your own potted herb!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 3

Family Day

at Rufus King Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of games, crafts, an animal show, inflatables, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 3

Historic New York: 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.
A Ranger will be on hand to provide information about the history of this unique landmark while you tour the inside. Enter the park at 181st Street and Plaza Lafayette. First Come, First Served.
Category: History, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event

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