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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

Jun11

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
Jun11

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

Jun11

It's My Park at MacDonald Park

at MacDonald Park Sitting Area (in MacDonald Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of MacDonald Park to clean up MacDonald Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jun11

It's My Park at Yellowstone Park

at Park House (in Yellowstone Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Forest Hills Civic and Community Association and the Yellowstone Park Alliance to clean up Yellowstone Park and add to the horticulture beds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jun11

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!

Jun11

"Welcome!" program

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer greeters will be available from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the "Welcome! Wagon" to answer your questions about the park’s history and horticulture.
Category: Accessible, Education, Tours
Free!

Jun11

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!

Jun11

Summer Sports Experience at Greenbelt

at Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun11

It's My Park at Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park Season, volunteer with the Marine Park Alliance to paint the benches, fences, and playground equipment at Playground 278 in Marine Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jun11

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!

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