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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

Urban Farm Exploration Day

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
With over 80 raised beds, two greenhouses, a milk-crate container garden, and even rice paddies, the Farm presents a wide array of crops and growing methods to visitors.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jun11

Tea for Two Billion: Organisms

at Snug Harbor, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
In this workshop, participants learn how to multiply the beneficial organisms found in compost by brewing their own compost tea.
Category: Education

Jun11

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Jun11

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
On June 11, Bill Gordh will share the Icelandic story "The Magical Cow" and Navida Stein will share the Egyptian story "The Well of Truth".
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun11

Kids Nature Hike

at Clinton Avenue and Prospect Avenue (in Goodhue Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun11

Summer on the Hudson: AmpLit Amplifying Fresh Voices in Literature

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
SOH partners with Lamprophonic to bring authors of all backgrounds, style and levels of recognition center stage. With readings, workshops, panels and a community market AmpLit Fest…
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Festivals, Markets, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Jun11

Summer Sports Experience at Chelsea Park

at Chelsea Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 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

Tai Chi

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
These classes offer the opportunity to learn the Taoist method, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jun11

Learn to Play Softball

at Chelsea Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of softball.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun11

Traditions Festival

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

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Activities include traditional cooking, live music, and crafts such as broom-making, blacksmithing, spinning, basket weaving, doll making, calligraphy, sculpture, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, History
Free!

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