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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 18, 2016

Jun18

Hattie Carthan Community Garden: 11th Annual Food Heritage Festival

at Hattie Carthan Garden (in Hattie Carthan Community Garden), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
This year's theme "Our Food is Our Culture" is a community offering of foods from the African Diaspora.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Best for Kids, Markets, Father's Day, Food, Seniors

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Jun18

Griots in Concert

at Slope Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join storyteller Linda Humes and master percussionist Sanga of the Valley for a delightful afternoon of inspirational stories and music for all ages.
Category: Best for Kids, Father's Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun18

Le Petit Zen Art: Still Life

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature Zen works of art (4"x6" or less) using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, and ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Jun18

Paper Arts & Crafts: Paper Cup Penguin

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts and crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun18

CityParks PuppetMobile Presents Puss in Boots

at Rainey Park, Queens

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Despite his reputation as a sly trickster, Puss soon proves himself a caring friend to all, willing to help at any cost!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun18

Dyeing in the Kitchen Workshop

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Did you know your cupboards and refrigerator shelves contain a vast array of dyes that can be used to naturally color you clothes?
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Talks

Jun18

Arts, Culture & Fun Presents Afro-Fusion with Kim Holmes

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Afro-Fusion is a mix of traditional African, Salsa, Merengue, Samba, and Rumba dances, mixed with the contemporary.
Category: Dance, Fitness
Free!

Jun18

Hudson Warehouse Shakespeare Workout

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This series of workshops cover elements of voice production, acting, and stage combat.
Category: Education, Festivals, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Jun18

Summer on the Hudson: The Phoenix Project

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Dance artists and Harlem area seniors create a public dance project empowering older adults and celebrating creative aging.
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Jun18

The Great Miguelino by Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Miguelino’s tricks will leave some guests in awe while making other guests laugh. Volunteers from the audience will be chosen to help him with his spectacular magic tricks.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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