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JUNE 21-23: WEEKEND HIGHLIGHTS BY NYMETROPARENTS

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by NYMetroParents Newsletter Archives June 21, 2013

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June 21-23

Summer FUN!

Summer, summer, summer!: Tomorrow marks the official start of summer and we've got 125 exciting and fun ways to spend it with your kids and family. Download our FREE Summer Activities e-Guide (with lots of helpful links on your phone or computer--and also easy to print!) for a huge list of things to do with the kids this sunny season, including must-see historical destinations and day trips that are less than two hours' drive from the NYC area. Tell us what you'd add to the list on our Facebook page!

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Friday, June 21 (Summer Solstice)

• Learn about all different kinds of boats in Manhattan

• Say "Happy Birthday" to 60-year-old R2D2, the oldest box turtle in NY, in Brooklyn

• Celebrate Summer Solstice with art-making workshops, music, and more at Socrates Sculpture Park in Queens

• Catch fire jugglers, comedians, and dancers at A Night on Fire 2013 in Westchester (also on Saturday)

• Check out the annual Fire Department Carnival & Fireworks in Rockland (also on Saturday and Sunday)

• Hop on a camel at the zoo in Fairfield County, CT (also on Saturday and Sunday)

• Put on your thinking caps for a Civil War Scavenger Hunt in Manahttan (also on Saturday)

Saturday, June 22

• Have fun with games, sports, and activities on Family Field Day in Brooklyn

• Get ready to be mystified and to laugh during Magic of Amore on Long Island

• Travel back in time at Summerfest where you'll make your own ice cream, create wind-catchers and pinwheels, and play historic games in Queens

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Saturday, June 22 (continued)


• Catch a traveling circus of animals and acrobats in Westchester

• Use the season's fresh fruits to make Garden Prints on Long Island

• Discover the world of bats at Stamford Museum and Nature Center's new exhibit in Fairfield County, CT (also on Sunday)

• Learn about the longest day of the year with this celebration on Long Island

• Little scientists will explore the deciduous forests and discover what makes the ecosystem special in Queens

Sunday, June 23

• Run for a good cause at the BoulderDash 5K Run, stroll a health fair, and catch a baseball game in Rockland

• Climb in and check out huge tractors and other trucks on the farm on Big Equipment Day in Westchester

• Sing and dance with popular kid's musician Miss Nina in Brooklyn

• Catch an exciting family show of Freaky Pets Live! in Manhattan

• Tour a 2-acre wildflower sanctuary with your family in Westchester

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