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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

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!

Jun11

Learn to Ride: Kids

at Sternberg Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Most kids learn to ride in one session, but even if they don’t, they can join us for another free class!
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun11

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun11

Learn to Ride: Kids

at Lincoln Terrace Park (in Lincoln Terrace / Arthur S. Somers Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Most kids learn to ride in one session, but even if they don’t, they can join us for another free class!
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun11

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Take a tour and learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Jun11

Bronx Fiction Writers Group

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The Bronx Writers Center presents this exciting new gathering of fiction writers to the fantastic Poe Park Visitor Center.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

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