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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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Sunday, June 3, 2018

Jun 3

Animal of the Month Club: Snapping Turtle

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The common snapping turtle is the largest freshwater turtle. It is estimated that they can live 30 to 40 years in the wild, perhaps even longer.
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Jun 3

Sunday Tai Chi

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Classes at Socrates are taught by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Jun 3

Ranger Games

at 21st Street and 29th Avenue (in Van Alst Playground), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for an exciting adventure of fun and games.
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 3

16th Annual Drums Along the Hudson

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Activities include a Tree of Peace planting, international cuisine, Native American storytelling, a Pow Wow, crafts, and visits from Captain Planet.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Dance, Nature, Festivals, History, Best for Kids, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 3

Gardening Workshop: Planting for Pollinators

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
We'll discuss pollinators and their role in successful gardens, then make wildflower seed "bombs" to make an impact with native plants in or near your plot.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 3

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Jun 3

Basic Canoeing

at Van Cortlandt Golf House (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This program is first-come, first-served, for ages 8 years and older. All minors must be accompanied by an adult. Due to demand, line may close prior to end time.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Jun 3

Yoga at The Battery

at Woodland Lawn (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Yoga in The Battery is back this summer twice a week! Join us in the Woodland Lawn overlooking the Fountain, the blooming Bosque, and majestic Lady Liberty.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jun 3

Family Fun at Rainey Park!

at 34th Avenue and Vernon Boulevard (in Rainey Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Central Astoria LDC and NYC Council Member Jimmy Van Brammer are pleased to bring you a day of crafts, face painting, cotton candy, and balloon art, and more!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 3

Learn to Ride

at Dyker Beach Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free, fun event! Show your child, 5 years of age or older, how to ride a 2-wheeler using the "balance first"…
Category: Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids

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