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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 17, 2017

Jun17

Wildflower Seed Balls

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Use our locally-produced compost to create native wildflower seed balls.
Category: Nature

Jun17

Scavenger Hunt

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Nature scavenger hunts are a great way to connect to the natural world and get moving outside.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun17

Family Day

at Electric Playground, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for a fun afternoon of games, crafts, a photo booth, an animal show, inflatables, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids, Father's Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun17

Art Exhibition: Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County sponsored by Protectors of Pine Oak Woods, Staten Island’s land conservation organization. Come view original artwork celebrating nature…
Category: Birding, Nature, Art, Wildlife
Free!

Jun17

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hear about the people who once called Wave Hill home, among them Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt, Bashford Dean and Arturo Toscanini.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Jun17

Rocking the Boat: Free Community Rowing and Sailing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Through Community Rowing, you'll explore the Bronx River aboard student-built wooden row boats and learn about local waterways.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Fitness, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jun17

CANCELLED: Art Around the Park

at Amersfort Park, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come and join us for an afternoon of artistic expression. Activities include drawing, painting, and open art exhibit from last year's event. All materials provided.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun17

Queens Botanical Garden Activity Table

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Every weekend from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., please stop by our activity table to create something new.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jun17

FLOW.17 Meet the Artist Photography Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
We'll meet at 2:00 p.m. to learn about this year's FLOW art pieces, discuss some of Randall's Island's history, and talk about photographic composition and storytelling.
Category: Nature, Art, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Jun17

Crochet Amigurumi-Cup-O'-Joy

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Crochet an adorable Amigurumi Cup-O'-Joy tea cup and tea bag.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

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