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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 November 23, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Jun 2

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Art-Making at Queens Green Day

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates' artists and local partners for activities and art-making opportunities as part of the new Queens Green Day.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 2

Queens Green Day

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The inaugural Queens Green Day is a celebration of all things “green” – local ecological initiatives, food justice, gardening, urban farming, and healthy living.
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 2

Urban Gardening Techniques in English and Español

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
As part of Socrates’ Queens Green Day, farmers Rob McGrath and Cristhian Monedero will facilitate interactive presentations of urban gardening techniques.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Jun 2

Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This exhibition explores changes in 19th century wedding customs. Highlights: two wedding dresses from the collection.
Category: Education, Art, History

Jun 2

Historic Richmond Town's 10th Annual Uncorked: Wine, Food & Fun Fest

at Historic Richmond Town, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Stroll through our historic town on a beautiful spring day and sample dishes from the area's top chefs.
Category: Education, Festivals, History, Food

Jun 2

Family Day

at Martin Luther King Jr. Playground, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Bill Perkins for a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, transformation face painting with Agostino Arts, an obstacle course, carnival…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 2

Hands On History: Make Your Own Clay Pot

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Kids (and adults) can hear the story of Dave, an enslaved man who was both a potter and poet, and then learn about the history of the anti-slavery movement.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 2

Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees - The North Woods

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.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, Tours
Free!

Jun 2

Kayak the Bay

at Little Bay Park Kayak/Canoe Launch Site (in Little Bay Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Waterfront Alliance for a unique experience as you navigate your way through Little Bay's scenic views.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jun 2

Family Day

at Playground 75, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, face painting, a photo booth,music, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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