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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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Sunday, June 5, 2016

Jun 5

Garden Volunteer Day

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
All tools and instructions will be provided; just bring a willingness to get a little dirty as we beautify our special garden.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jun 5

Community Volunteer Day

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Roll up your sleeves and keep Queens Botanical Garden clean and green!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jun 5

Family Art Project: Soil Searching

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Outdoor explorations, group experiments, drawing, and staining with actual soil, watercolors, and other mixed media, help us get in touch with the natural world around us.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 5

It's My Park at Brookville Park

at 232-06 Merrick Boulevard, Queens

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Office of Assemblywoman Alicia Hyndman to clean up the Laurelton Malls.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jun 5

World Science Festival: Street Science

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Featuring interactive demonstrations, larger than life activities, mind-blowing experiments and live shows, this exhibition unleashes everyone’s inner scientist.
Category: Accessible, Education, Best for Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 5

Landmark at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Marking Socrates Sculpture Park’s 30th anniversary, the park presents Landmark, a series of artist commissions and projects that transforms the land both physically and symbolically.
Category: Accessible, Art, Waterfront
Free!

Jun 5

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for All Children

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

10:30 a.m.12:30 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
Jun 5

Plein Air Painting Showcase

at Cloisters Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
As part of Garden Days at Fort Tryon Park, landscape painters have been invited to demonstrate their painting techniques on the Cloisters Lawn.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Jun 5

Waterfront Walks: Guided Park Tours

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join our docents on a tour to learn about the history of the Brooklyn waterfront, Brooklyn Bridge Park’s sustainable design, and how the park came to life!
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Jun 5

CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, History, Tours

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