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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

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Sunday, March 24, 2013

Mar24

Woodland Discovery Kit in Central Park

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit The Wild Garden: Discovering Central Park Woodlands exhibit and start exploring the North Woods on your own.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar24

The Wild Garden: Discovering Central Park Woodlands Exhibit

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Use this hands-on exhibit to illuminate the history, ecology, and management of the woodlands and learn why these landscapes are so essential to the purpose of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History
Free!

Mar24

Introduction to the Trails

at Parking Area (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Learn the fundamentals of hiking, get a great workout, and enjoy the outdoors! Please wear hiking boots or all terrain shoes.
Category: Nature, Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar24

The Orchid Show at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Beginning March 2, The Orchid Show dramatically transforms The New York Botanical Garden's landmark Enid A. Haupt Conservatory into a lush rain forest.
Category: Nature, Art

Mar24

Fort Tryon Park Trust Friends Committee Spring Planting Prep : Spring Planting Prep

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Help prep the park for the spring!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Mar24

Volunteer at St. Mary's Park

at St. Anns Avenue & East 149th Street (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer at St. Mary's Park by helping to spread mulch and paint benches.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Mar24

Freshkills Park March Birding Tour

at Eltingville Transit Center (in Freshkills Park), Staten Island

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us as we search for the birds of Freshkills Park along the site's wetlands, creeks and meadows!
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar24

Historic New York Walking Tour: Women's History

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.
Ice-age glaciers, Native Americans, Dutch traders, British Redcoats, and the Underground Railroad have all left their mark on New York City. Their stories can be found in the…
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Mar24

Gowanus Canal Conservancy Compost Window Build

at Salt Lot, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
If you are interested in learning about the science behind composting, join the Gowanus Canal Conservancy for a day of environmental clean-up!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Mar24

Street Types: Turn of the Century Portraiture By Alice Austen

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This show explores the portraits Alice Austen made on the streets of Manhattan at the turn of the last century.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

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