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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 11, 2016

Jun 11

Kayaking

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock!
Category: Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 11

Soap-Making Workshop: Affinity for Lavender

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore soaps and scents in this hands-on workshop with Melissa Rivera from Essence and Aroma.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature

Jun 11

Family Art Project: Papermaking with Lavender

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Work alongside paper maker extraordinaire Randy Brozen to make paper from scratch using luscious, violet-colored cotton and abaca pulp.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 11

Jamaica Bay BioBlitz: Marine Park

at Avenue U and Stuart Street (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Jamaica Bay BioBlitz is a celebration and exploration of the biodiversity in and around this urban estuary.
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Jun 11

Trail Restoration

at Strack Pond (in Forest Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.12:30 a.m.
Help spruce up the trail around Strack Pond.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jun 11

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
In this multi-level class, Irving Yee, a member of the William CC Chen Tai Chi School, introduces students to the internal martial arts.
Category: Fitness

Jun 11

Protectors of Pine Oak Woods: 40 Years of Green

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.

Category: Art, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

Jun 11

Kids Workshop: Why is Water Good For Plants?

at East 43rd Street Block Association Community Garden Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 p.m.
At this workshop, we will learn why water is good for plants.
Category: Nature
Free!

Jun 11

Fort Tryon Sir William's Dog Run Work Day

at Sir William's Dog Run (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers can help pick up litter and redistribute some of the wood chips to areas that have low spots.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jun 11

Sing for Hope Piano on the Terrace

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Come play a tune on our piano or listen to one of our guest musicians.
Category: Concerts, Art
Free!

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