Weekend Recommender: June 14-17

June 14, 2012 | by —JESSICA FERRI | Homepage


Kids can plant a tree with dad at the MillionTreesNYC Father’s Day Planting Workshop

Superdad Cards
Thursday, June 14, 12 PM–1 PM
Kids can have their photograph taken to then use in a special pop-up card featuring their dad’s superhuman qualities. $5. Sony Wonder Technology Lab, 550 Madison Ave., 212-833-8100; sonywondertechlab.com

Father's Day Pizza Party
Saturday, June 16, 1:30 PM; Sunday, June 17, 11:30 PM
Tiny chefs (ages 2-8) can throw their dad the best kind of pizza party there is—the kind made with love, complete with cheese, tomato sauce, and basil. The best part? The staff at Taste Buds Kitchen does all of the clean up. $20. 109 West 27th St., 212-242-2248; tastebudskitchen.com

T-shirts for Dad          
Saturday to Sunday, June 16–17, 10 AM–1 PM
At Wave Hill in the Bronx, kids (ages 4-10) and dads can sketch the beauty around them directly onto T-shirts. All materials are provided free with garden admission, which is also free until noon. West 249th St. at Independence Ave., 718-549-3200; wavehill.org

MillionTreesNYC Father’s Day Planting Workshop
Sunday, June 17, 1:30–3:30 PM
Environmentally conscious children (ages 5 and up) can help their dads (and moms!) weed and cultivate the soil of tree pits, then plant flowers to help beautify Sunnyside, Queens. After taking a tree adoption pledge, adults receive a free tree-care stewardship kit. Be sure to wear closed-toed shoes. Greenpoint Ave. and 44th St., Queens, 646-235-8603; nycgovparks.org

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