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Saturday, June 18, 2016

Jun 18

Poetry Town Hall Tour at Poe! with Poet Urayoán Noel and Educator Angel Hernández

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
They will discuss Poe’s impoverished life in the Bronx and the social forces that inspire poetic expression in marginalized communities.
Category: Talks
Free!

Jun 18

Le Petit Art

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature works of art (4"x6") or less using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art
Free!

Jun 18

The Great Miguelino by Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Miguelino’s tricks will leave some guests in awe while making other guests laugh. Volunteers from the audience will be chosen to help him with his spectacular magic tricks.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 18

Learn to Ride-Adults

at Linden Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
With our safe, easy, effective method, Learn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike, as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

Jun 18

Griots in Concert

at Slope Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join storyteller Linda Humes and master percussionist Sanga of the Valley for a delightful afternoon of inspirational stories and music for all ages.
Category: Best for Kids, Father's Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 18

Dyeing in the Kitchen Workshop

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Did you know your cupboards and refrigerator shelves contain a vast array of dyes that can be used to naturally color you clothes?
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Talks

Jun 18

CityParks PuppetMobile Presents Puss in Boots

at Rainey Park, Queens

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Despite his reputation as a sly trickster, Puss soon proves himself a caring friend to all, willing to help at any cost!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 18

Arts, Culture & Fun Presents Afro-Fusion with Kim Holmes

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Afro-Fusion is a mix of traditional African, Salsa, Merengue, Samba, and Rumba dances, mixed with the contemporary.
Category: Dance, Fitness
Free!

Jun 18

Hudson Warehouse Shakespeare Workout

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This series of workshops cover elements of voice production, acting, and stage combat.
Category: Education, Festivals, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Jun 18

Walt Whitman's Song of Myself Marathon

at The Granite Prospect (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Contribute your barbaric yawp to the twelfth annual “Song of Myself” Marathon!
Category: Art
Free!

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