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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 9, 2018

Jun 9

Immigrants: The Roots of Innovation

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location, H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibit highlights important pioneers in these fields so people today can understand how our ancestors started making the world “smaller” by learning how to travel vast oceans.
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids
Free!

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Jun 9

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Sculpture in Motion with The Little Animation Studio

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Use the art of stop-motion animation to explore the possibilities of moving sculptures.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Film, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 9

Family Day

at John Jay Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Ben Kallos in a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, transformation face painting with Agostino Arts, an obstacle course, carnival…
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Dance, Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 9

Aloha to Summer

at Phil "Scooter" Rizzuto Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Adrienne E Adams for a afternoon of games, inflatabes, music, popcorn, ices, a photo booth, and more!
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 9

Summer on the Hudson: AmpLit: Amplifying Fresh Voices in Literature

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:15 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson and Lamprophonic bring authors of all backgrounds, styles, and levels of recognition to center stage with readings, workshops, panels, and a community market.
Category: Accessible, Waterfront
Free!

Jun 9

Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees - Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take a hike through the Hallett Nature Sanctuary and learn how to tell a maple from an oak! Discover how trees - from seeds and leaves to logs - contribute to the health of an urban park woodland community.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Jun 9

Science in the Park: Woodlands

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Alley Pond Environmental Center and New York Hall of Science for fun, FREE, hands-on science programming in Alley Pond Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 9

Living with White-Tailed Deer

at Staten Island Boulevard and Shields Place (in Deere Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Through an Urban Park Ranger-led hike, you will learn about the impacts and signs of deer on Staten Island, and maybe even see these majestic animals!
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Jun 9

Summer on the Hudson: Play Dates!

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us at this fun family-friendly outdoor party featuring a children’s entertainer, arts and crafts, and neighborhood fun!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 9

Family Day

at Turtle Playground, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, an animal show, transformation face painting with Agostino Arts, a photo…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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