NYC Parents: FREE (or low-cost) stuff to do with kids this weekend June 8-9





Saturday, June 8

Ezra Jack Keats Family Concert
Help kick off Celebrate Brooklyn’s summer season with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.
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Bronx River Festival
Spend all day outdoors with free canoeing, biking, gardening, field games and face painting.
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Vintage Police Car Show 
Ogle classic patrol cars on the old cobblestone streets of the Financial District.
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Little Red Lighthouse Tour
Get to know the building that inspired the classic picture book in Fort Washington Park.
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Sunday, June 9

Egg Rolls and Egg Creams Festival
Celebrate Jewish and Chinese cultures at the crossroads of the Lower East Side and Chinatown.
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Almost Summer Celebration and Concert at Robert F. Wagner Park
Jam to songs by Dan Zanes, hear Native American stories, and craft toys out of flowers and plants.
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Williamsburg 9th Annual Kite Festival
Buckle up for carnival rides, listen to kid-friendly tunes and let your kite soar over the East River.
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Ecology Walk: The Great Cicada Walk!
Scout out the 17-year­-­old bugs in their natural habitat with an expert from the Staten Island Museum.
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All weekend

Figment NYC
Sail to Governors Island to explore an interactive sculpture garden and play a round of mini golf.
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Coney Island's B&B Carousell
Ride the newly renovated historic merry-go-round at Steeplechase Plaza.
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Big Apple Barbecue Block Party
Dig into meaty masterpieces by America’s top pitmasters in Madison Square Park.
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Art.Write.Now National Exhibition 
View artwork created by talented teens across the country, including collages and sculptures.
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