Outdoor Activities for Kids in Queens in June
By Gail Warren

Outdoor Activities for Kids in Queens in June

June 2, 2017   |   Upcoming Events  

This June, take the kids outside to explore tons of outdoor activities in Queens for the nature lovers in your family. Experience a war reenactment, walk through a corn maze, and see birds.

Community Volunteer Day FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 3, 10am-1pm
WHERE: Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main St., Flushing, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Roll up your sleeves and keep the garden clean and green. Led by QBG staff, volunteers will participate in a variety of gardening activities. Registration required.
WANT TO GO? 718-886-3800. queensbotanical.org.

Family Garden Walk
WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 3, 12pm
WHERE: Wave Hill, West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a family-friendly walk through the gardens or woodlands.
WANT TO GO? $8; $2 children; free for children younger than 6. 718-549-3200. wavehill.org.

Kayaking from Socrates Sculpture Park Beach at Hallets Cove FREE
WHEN: Jun. 11 - 25, Sundays, 1-5pm
WHERE: Socrates Sculpture Park - LIC Boathouse, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: A comfortable introduction for families to kayaking during a short trip to the shallow waters of Hallets Cove. No prior boating experience is required. Children must have a parent or guardian present, and life preservers are available for the family pets to join in the fun.
WANT TO GO? 718-228-9214. licboathouse.org.

Pollination Headquarters
WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 24, 11am-4pm
WHERE: Wave Hill, West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: See butterfly and insect displays, pick up self-guided tours, take home pollinator-friendly plants, and adopt a bee condo.
WANT TO GO? $8; $2 children; free for children younger than 6. 718-549-3200. wavehill.org.

Family Garden Walk
WHEN: Saturday, Jul. 1, 12pm
WHERE: Wave Hill, West 249 Street, Bronx, New York
AGES: 3-5, All
WHAT: Walk through favorite, family-friendly locations in the garden.
WANT TO GO? $8; $4. 718-549-3200. wavehill.org.

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