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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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from April 25, 2017 to April 15, 2018

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Jun 3

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Step out of the bustling city and see the part of Central Park that most resembles the Adirondack Mountains.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Jun 3

Summer on the Hudson: New York City Fish Count

at 172nd Street Beach (in Fort Washington Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
As part of the annual World Science Festival, we will wade into the Hudson River to collect and count what species of fish we find.
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 3

RC Racing and Car Show

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex as we put the pedal to the metal and race electric cars around our 200 meter indoor track.
Category: Games, Sports
Free!

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Jun 3

Urban Farm Exploration Day

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 3

Dance Fest LES

at El Jardin Del Paraiso (in ), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Join the El Jardin del Paraiso for a dance festival for Lower East Side groups, featuring East Village dance youth, professional companies, duos, and soloists.
Category: Dance, Festivals, Best for Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 3

Spring Garden Tours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Explore seasonal garden highlights at the Queens Botanical Garden with QBG's knowledgeable staff on the first weekend of each month.
Category: Nature, Tours

Jun 3

Storefront Science: All About Plants

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Dr. A for a bunch of plant-based experiments—how they grow, what they look like inside—and take home your own potted herb!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 3

Family Day

at Rufus King Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of games, crafts, an animal show, inflatables, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 3

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours
Free!

Jun 3

Crochet Amigurumi-Cup-O'-Joy

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Crochet an adorable Amigurumi Cup-O'-Joy tea cup and tea bag.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

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