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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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Saturday, February 27, 2016

Feb 27

GreenThumb Workshop: Fruit Tree Pruning

at Drew Gardens, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Discover and practice how to prune the different types of fruit trees. We will prune at the ideal time of year, in late winter.
Category: Education
Free!

Feb 27

Volunteer Open House

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Meet department representatives and seasoned volunteers to learn firsthand what it’s like to be a volunteer at Queens Botanical Garden!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Feb 27

She's On Point: A Celebration of Girls in Sports

at Hansborough Pool and Recreation Center (in Hansborough Recreation Center), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks to celebrate, honor and engage young women and girls in sports! Featuring sports demos, fun activities, giveaways and more.
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports, Girls and Women in Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 27

Learn to Play Soccer with Coach Victor Campbell

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Children and youth ages 6-12 years learn fundamental and advanced soccer skills.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 27

Playwriting for Adults

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Juan Ramirez in a playwriting series of workshops at the Poe Park Visitor Center on Saturdays. This class is for adults.
Category: Education, Art
Free!

Feb 27

Whimsical Winter Wonder...Closing Reception

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Poe Park Visitor Center closes its 3rd Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder...exhibition with one last chance to meet and greet the artists.
Category: Art
Free!

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Feb 27

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 27

Lighthouses of the Greenbelt

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the two lighthouses that border the Greenbelt, and the importance of lighthouses in Staten Island's history.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 27

Nature's Workshop: Natural Fiber Workshop

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about natural fibers, dyes, and plant fiber cordage. Registration required, participants chosen by lottery. Register on Thursday, February 11th.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Feb 27

Fire-Making Skills

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are well versed in outdoor lore. Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly.
Category: Nature
Free!

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