Weekend Stuff To Do: NYC Listings, June 9 &10

Check out vintage police cruisers, as well as TV-show autos like the Batmobile from the 1960s series at the New York City Police Museum's 12th Annual Vintage Police Car Show. FREE

Kids are invited to take nature walks, watch a beekeeper demonstration, and make nature-themed arts and crafts at NatureFest 2012, hosted by the Staten Island Museum, in Willowbrook Park. FREE

Kids can pick up tips on wholesome eating and exercise, drop off used electronics at an "e-cycling" drive, dance to a DJ and devour some international eats at P.S. 75's Spring Fair.

Listen to Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz give a reading of Miriam Weiner and Shannon Whitt's Shakespeare's Seasons, a kid-friendly book containing passages from the Bard's works, at Greenlight Bookstore. FREE

To celebrate the upcoming opening of McCarren Pool & Play Center, kids can play double Dutch, volleyball and street hockey, plus try out yoga and zumba classes at the Kids in Motion program in Maria Hernandez Park. FREE 

Let kids hang out with the residents of the Queens Zoo after dark while enjoying a picnic dinner, late-night snack and tasty breakfast at the Queens Zoo Family Overnight Adventure. $100.

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Put on your dancing shoes for an upbeat concert by kindie king Dan Zanes and family favorite the Bari Koral Band at Stuyvesant Town Oval. FREE
Sing along to songs like "Goin' on a Roadtrip" and "No Ordinary Day!" withSuzi Shelton at 92YTribeca. $15, kids under 2 free.

Watch Chinese acrobatics, participate in art activities and calligraphy workshops, take Yiddish- and Chinese-language lessons, and munch on multiethnic snacks at the Egg Rolls and Egg Creams Festival, hosted by the Museum at Eldridge Street. FREE

Budding jazz enthusiasts can check out local Brooklyn ensembles like the Max Johnson Trio, Hot Cup Chili Pepper 7 and the Rick Parker Collective at theFifth Annual Red Hook Jazz Festival in the Urban Meadow. Suggested donation of $10, kids under 12 free.

Enjoy free performances by the Hoboken Children's Theater, Preschool of Rock and other outfits at The Sounds of Hoboken. FREE

Check out shows from the Bindlestiff Family Circkus and FELA Queens, and boogie down to tunes by DJ Stormin' Norman at SummerStage Kids in Brooklyn's Herbert Von King Park. FREE

Celebrate the Prospect Park Carousel's 100th birthday by enjoying free rides and activities in Prospect Park. FREE

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Kids can sharpen their aim at an arcade-themed mini-golf course, check out an interactive sculpture garden, get their faces painted and participate in sculpture-making sessions at Figment NYC on Governors Island. FREE 

Learn about H20's importance by riding a zipline through pollutants, putting together puzzles that explain the water cycle and spinning a wildlife-themed wheel of facts at the New York Aquarium's "A-Maze-Ing Water" exhibit. Free with aquarium admission.

Fill a plate with NYC's best barbecue, enjoy free music, and participate in cooking demos at Madison Square Park's Big Apple Barbecue Block Party. Free admission, food costs extra. FREE

Watch a steampunk-influenced show where performers fly, bounce, flip, balance, twist and turn with ease in Cirque du Soleil's Zarkana at Radio City Music Hall. $52–$125.

Coast around a designated area in wind-inflated cat-, bubble- or raindrop-shaped wind-inflated suits at the Aeolian Kids Inflatable Bike Ride at Governors Island. FREE
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Fifth Annual LIC Bike Parade
To prep for the parade, kids and families can repair their wheels with Recycle-a-Bicycle, get free helmets and fittings with the Department of Transportation, decorate their bikes with local artists and stop by educational workshops.
When: Sat. 6/9, 11am repairs/helmets/workshops, 3pm parade.
Where: Socretes Sculpture Park, starting at Vernon Blvd. at Broadway entrance gate, Long Island City, Queens, socratessculpturepark.org.

Life on a Desert Island
Imagine Manhattan as a desert island, and join Robinson Crusoe’s adventures of surviving the wilderness in this family play.
When: Sat. 6/9, 5pm; Free.
Where: Central Park, lawn next to Heckscher Playground at 61st St. & 7th Ave.,theatreplayground.com.

Big Apple Barbecue Block Party
Sample brisket, pulled pork and other dishes from the best BBQ joints around the country, listen to cool country and soulful pop live music, and get family recipe ideas to try to at home.
When: Sat.-Sun., 6/9-6/10, 11am-6pm.
Where: Madison Square Park, bigapplebbq.org.

Suzi Shelton Band
The Brooklyn-based kiddie rocker showcases tunes from her latest release, Tomboy in a Princess Dress, which was written with her 7-year-old daughter in mind.
When: Sun. 6/10, 11am; $15 and up.
Where: 92YTribeca, 200 Hudson St., 92y.org.