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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 16, 2018

Jun16

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!

Jun16

Family Day

at Pomonok PlaygroundQueens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, transformation face painting with Agostino Arts, an animal show...
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun16

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

Jun16

Junior Pollinators Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Our youngest visitors and their families are encouraged to join an expedition to hunt for colorful flowers and their creature pollinators in the gardens.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Jun16

Family Photography Scavenger Hunt

at 43rd Street and Seventh Avenue (in Sunset Park)Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for an afternoon of family fun as we go on a scavenger hunt using digital cameras or smartphones. Bring your own digital camera and smartphones.
Category: Nature, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun16

Natures Workshop: Wind Energy Workshop

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
In honor of Global Wind Day, our Urban Park Rangers will teach you how to construct wind-powered creations using natural materials.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jun16

The New York City Naturalist Club: Global Wind Day Hike

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Rangers on this Global Wind Day Hike and discover the wind, from its power to its importance and to its possibilities.
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Jun16

Out of Thin Air: Family Days

at City Hall ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Mindfulness-based breathing activities, site-exploration prompts, and listening games will help us tune-in to the sensations of breathing in our surroundings.
Category: Accessible, Art, Best for Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun16

Opening Reception: Capturing the Bronx

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Meet and greet the artists of the Bronx Photographers Collaborative as they discuss their new work, Capturing the Bronx!
Category: Accessible, Art, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun16

Randall's Island Park Urban Farm Special Workshop: Happy Healthy Latina

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Yadira Garcia and Happy Healthy Latina will lead free drop-in cooking workshops at the Randall’s Island Urban Farm.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Food
Free!

Must See
Event

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